A lovely long summer stretches ahead of us! We might not yet be able to travel as freely - but with a book, there are no limits to how far your imagination can go!
We have beach reads, back garden reads and brilliant bedtime reads. We've lots of fascinating non-fiction titles to keep your young ones interested...and kids always love an activity book...perfect to keep them occupied on a long journey.
Scroll down for a list of books, in age order, to keep your young readers busy over the summer holidays.
For more inspiration, take a look at our LoveReading4Kids Loves section with spotlights on some of our best-loved authors including Michael Morpurgo, Lauren Child and Geraldine McCaughrean. There are also a range of special features for readers interested in more focused themes; LGBTQ+ Literature, Green Reads, Literature that Celebrates Diversity, and more.
Every year we cover the most important and influential Book Awards and this section is a great treasure trove to plunder for top quality books. We have the shortlists, and often the longlists too, of all the main children's book awards including the Children's Book Award, the Branford Boase, the CILIP Carnegie Greenaway Medals and UKLA Book Awards. It's worth a browse!
Our Graphic Novels & Comics section has had a refresh and now has an awesome selection of quality must-reads. And if your children prefer facts to novels, head over to our blog section for a round-up of the Best Non-Fiction with titles with a wide range of titles from science to art to famous people, suitable for all ages from toddler to teen.
If you are looking for activities to keep the kids entertained, check out our Kids Zone. There are activities with a bookish theme to download including colouring in pages, puzzles and creative projects..and videos with draw-alongs, storywriting tips and author talks. Joanne Owen helps your kids Get Creative with her features to inspire Writing for Pleasure. And take a look at A World of Adventure: 50 Books to Inspire : try a micro-adventure and camp in your garden, take a nature walk, create a bug hotel, bake or hold a star-gazing night!
The titles in this section will be refreshed throughout the summer months so it will be well worth coming back to take a peek. Happy browsing!