Children's book club

Webchat with Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author, Jeff Kinney joined us to discuss real life embarrassing moments, his favourite DOAWK books and the infamous cheese-touch.


WIN Eva Ibbotson's full back list

Eva Ibbotson

For a chance to win this fantastic prize- tell us which of her stories is your favourite or, if you haven't read any yet, which one you'd most like to introduce your DC to.

Get 50% off our Mumsnet Rated Macmillan Book of the Month

The Night Before Christmas

This version of Moore's classic Christmas tale was awarded Mumsnet Rated Macmillan Book of the Month, by Mumsnet reviewers. Download the voucher to get 50% off the book in WH Smith.

Post your questions for Watership Down author Richard Adams

Imaginary Fred

Calling all Watership Down fans! Celebrated author Richard Adams will be answering questions about his extensive writing career and hugely influential novel Watership Down this month.

'I like dragons because of the tantalising idea that they might exist, why not?'

Read our webchat with Cressida Cowell to find out why she thinks dragons could exist, what she really thinks about the HTTYD films and more!

Puffin Audiobooks - your reviews


This summer, 250 MNers and their DC were selected to try out a Puffin audiobook. Read their feedback and share your favourite audiobook for a chance to win a £75 voucher.

"Was I funny in school? I think so. Sometimes too funny – I should have been working”

A Great Big Cuddle

Past and present Children's Laureates Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell joined us to answer your questions. Catch up on what they had to say.

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. 

Tips for reluctant readers


If you've spent more time pleading, bargaining and bribing your kids to read than they've actually spent with a book, Mumsnetters have got 11 top tips for you…