World Book Day (Thursday 2 March)

Ready for World Book Day 2017? Fear not the costume drama – we've made it easy for you by thinking up tons of costume ideas and gathering together our favourite children's books



Win a cycling adventure book

Flying Fergus 5

The Hercules' Hopefuls are going to the Nationals, but to stand a chance of beating the Velociraptors (the terrifying all-girls speed squad), Wesley and Fergus will need to work together.

We're giving away 50 copies of the latest book in the magical Flying Fergus series from Chris Hoy, suitable for children aged five to seven.

Webchat with author & midwife

Midwife, author and blogger Clemmie Hooper will be on-hand to answer all questions about preparing for childbirth and the first few weeks of parenthood on Tuesday 28 February between 8 and 9pm.

Win a gorgeous red kid's ukulele

Every story needs a character, so why not a ukulele-playing octopus who wants to build a spaceship out of glitter and waffles?

To win a signed copy of Also an Octopus, a limited edition print PLUS a gorgeous red ukulele, just tell us about the imaginative worlds and stories your children create.

Book of the Month webchat

Author Keith Stuart joins us for a webchat to discuss our February Book of the Month A Boy Made of Blocks, and his experiences raising an autistic child. Ask him a question and join the discussion on Wednesday 1 March 9-10pm.

Looking for your next gripping read?

Dahlia has unanswered questions about her mother's secretive life but not all questions are meant to be answered… Apply to win one of 10 copies of The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt.

Win a copy of The Fifth Letter

The Fifth Letter

Four women go away together to rekindle their friendship but something threatens to ruin much more than just their friendship. We've got 10 copies of this debut novel about deceit and desire up for grabs.


7 thrillers with mindblowing twists

Think thrillers are predictable? Be proved wrong with these 7 nail-biting books

Mumsnet guides

Mumsnet Book of Bedtime Stories

Did you know that in addition to the vast repository of wisdom that is Mumsnet Talk, you can also get some of the best bits in book form? Find out more about our Mumsnet guides, including the Book of Bedtime Stories written by Mumsnetters