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“Your library provides a source of enjoyment, relaxation and learning for my child.”
Parent of library member, age 12
Every toddler’s favourite pig and her family delightfully brought to life.
A hilarious tale, read by the author himself, with added sound effects.
Education and Leisure
Walk with dinosaurs on a thrilling journey through pre-historic times.
Latest Discovery Hubs
Living Paintings’ wonderful world of picture books for blind children.
World culture collection, for 7-14 years
Great reads for young globetrotters!
Top books for teaching kids about the environment
Our top list of Living Paintings books with an environmental theme.
Wildlife books for Key Stage 2-3, 7-14 yrs
Go on a nature trail with our reading recommends.
Top books for kids for World Earth Day
Celebrate World Earth Day with our books with an environmental theme.
Activities and Play
Tactile craft idea: How to make snappy dinosaur castanets
This simple craft activity uses recyclable materials to make fun castanets!
A Summer Memory Box
A fun and creative idea for saving your treasured holiday memories
Stick Man – a sensory journey
Stick Man’s multi-sensory adventure!
Half-term reading & activities: The Get Gardening Collection
Encourage kids to explore the garden.
The National Literacy Trust’s #favchildrenslit list
Is your favourite children’s book in the top 70?
World Culture Collection, 2-7 years
Our choice of pictures books for little explorers.
Action packed summer reads, 11-14 years
From dinosaur hunting to wild camping and goalball, our books take you anywhere!
Celebrating the new Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Lauren Child
Hip hip hooray!