From fighting climate change to campaigning for the right to an education, we've picked out a host of incredible books to inspire activism.
Love isn’t just romantic: it comes in many different forms, all of which deserve to be celebrated! So, we’ve gathered together a selection of our favourite love-themed reads that are perfect for gifting on Valentine’s Day, and reading all year round.
You've read the books (we hope!) so now it's time to test your memory! Is your Wimpy Kid knowledge up to scratch? Do you consider yourself a Tracy Beaker aficionado? Take our quiz and find out.
Children are set to return to school from 8 March and there will no doubt be plenty of questions and concerns from them. Laura Earnshaw, founder of myHappymind and author of the book it inspired, My Happy Mind, offers some tips on how you can address any uncertainty they may have.
This may come as a surprise, but not every author starts out as one. Many have a variety of jobs before they even think of picking up that pen and putting it to paper. Here, Sam Copeland – author of the hit Charlie Changes into a Chicken series and new book Uma and the Answer to Absolutely Everything – shares his story.
Way back in the autumn of 1880, five babies are discovered at the Little Tulip Orphanage in most unusual circumstances. Those babies are Lotta, Egbert, Fenna, Sem and Milou. The vile matron calls the children 'the unadoptables' but this talented gang of best friends know that their individuality is what makes them so special – and so determined to stay together.
Games & activities
World Book Day 2021 will be very different from its predecessors. But just because children won’t be physically going into school to celebrate, that doesn’t mean they can’t still have a world-class day! Here, we’ve put together some fun activities to help everyone enjoy at home.
Settle down for 20 minutes of storytime magic with some of our authors or follow a fantastic draw along from our amazing illustrators.