Children's book club

It's never too early to begin sharing stories with your children.

From old favourites to exciting new debuts, this is the place to find books to inspire and delight children of all ages. Look out for webchats with your favourite children's authors, book giveaways, competitions and more.


Best children's audiobooks for family car journeys

Embarking on a long journey with kids this summer? Mumsnetters recommend audiobooks that will keep the whole family entertained from start to finish

13 top tips for reluctant readers

Finding it difficult to encourage your kids to pick up a book? From reading lamps to reverse psychology, Mumsnetters share their 13 favourite methods for making reading fun.

Win Ready Steady Mo! book, T-shirt & £100 voucher

Ready Steady Mo! is a fun action-packed rhyming picture book that will get kids reading, and running too. Just tell us how you get your children active over the holidays for a chance to win these goodies

Best football books for kids

Kids inspired by the Euros? Grab the chance to get them into reading too with these fantastic football-themed stories, suitable for all different ages (and not reliant on the weather)

7 underrated Roald Dahl books your child must read

This year's Summer Reading Challenge celebrates the wonderful world of Roald Dahl – but even the best of us can get tired of re-reading Matilda. Time to try these seven lesser-known Dahl books that are still utterly brilliant

31 boredom-busting books for kids

Is there a car journey looming ominously in your future – or are you just wondering how you'll fill the long summer days? Mumsnetters share the books that have kept their children entertained for hours

5 best books about puberty & growing up - for girls

Puberty can be a confusing – and completely exhausting – time for young girls. To help your daughters feel more prepared to take on whatever their body throws at them, we've put together a list of the five best books for helping girls understand what's going on – as recommended by you

10 tips for boosting children's confidence

Does your little one need a confidence boost? We asked Mumsnetters to share their advice for encouraging kids to shine, inspired by new storybook The Lion Inside, illustrated by Jim Field of Oi Frog! fame

The Best Baby Books - as recommended by parents

Reading a book with your baby is a special time to bond together – these books are tried and tested by Mumsnetters, perfect for the very youngest of readers

10 books four-year-olds will love

From picture books to short chapter books, these smashing books for growing readers come highly recommended by Mumsnetters.

Authors share their favourite children's books

World Book Day

Mumsnet Book Club has played host to some of the world's finest writers – and in every webchat, we ask them to tell us their favourite childhood books. Here we've rounded up their responses.

Children's book reviews

The Witches

Search our children's book reviews (arranged by age group) for inspiration when you've read The Gruffalo one too many times, or for suggestions of new authors and titles.