Books of the Year 2017

What a year 2017 was for children's publishing.  So many amazing books were published it’s quite possible even the most dedicated of parents missed a few. Below are favourites, split into age ranges so you can find the books you are most interested in.

Books of the Year Babies & Toddlers

Books of the Year 3+

Books of the Year 5+

Books of the Year 7+

Books of the Year 9+

Books of the Year 11+

Books of the Year 13+

Books of the Year YA

Books of the Year Babies & Toddlers

Books of the Year 3+

Books of the Year 5+

Books of the Year 7+

Books of the Year 9+

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Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2017

A moving historical story inspired by the Foundling Museum, written by acclaimed children's author Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Michael Foreman. From award-winning master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, author of the acclaimed War Horse, comes a moving historical story inspired by the Foundling Museum. A lonely boy struggles to cope with school bullies and caring for his mother, until a mysterious encounter reveals life in the Foundling Hospital in the eighteenth century and unravels a touching tale about the power of music. Beautifully illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Michael Foreman.

Books of the Year 11+

Books of the Year 13+

Books of the Year YA

Each year thousands of children's books are published and each month we feature around 80 of our favourites, all categorised by age range.

Below, after much debate in the office, are the ones we think are the best of the year.

We hope you enjoy the selection.

Many of them are available in a selection of formats including eBooks.

So, browse away and make sure you haven't missed out on our 'must reads' of 2017.

And why not also check our Book Awards category which lists all the shortlisted and winning books for the most prestigious awards of 2017.

 

 

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