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Discover 2,500+ engaging children's books from top publishers like Oxford University Press, Arcturus, Cricket and more. Explore a wide range of stories, categories, and quizzes that inspire children to read and learn. Spanning 8 reading levels, there's a perfect book for every child!

A Hand-Picked Selection

An Expert-Curated Library

Our editors track down and create brilliant books to ensure all our library categories offer top-quality reads for every child – whether they want to be whisked away on an adventure, love sports & hobbies, want to explore their health & wellbeing or have dreams of making the next breakthrough in science & technology.

Oxford University Press

We have a vast collection of picture books from the well-known publisher Oxford University Press. These books are not only engaging for children and visually striking, but also cover topics like sustainability, friendship, imagination and humour. Highlights include Lubna and the Pebble and the Christopher Nibbles series.

Arcturus Publishing Limited

Books from one of the UK’s leading independent publishers, Arcturus are visually engaging and cover a vast range of books from comics, graphical novels and adventure stories that appeal to every child. Highlights include the Twisted Fairytale series and The Little Prince.

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Our selection of Cricket titles include poetry, plays, traditional tales, global cultures and diversity. The Click and Jane series introduces simple science to the reader as they discover the world around them.


Books from the US publishing house XIST are fabulous for young learners. Whether it be the We Can Phonics series offering practise to help children learning to read or the photo-illustrated My Favourite Machines series, these titles will captivate readers.


Titles from the award-winning US publisher, Bearport, include incredible photo-illustrated biographies of diverse young people achieving great things. Their graphic novels will engage the most reluctant readers and the Countries We Come From series are told from the perspective of children from around the world introducing the countries they are growing up in.

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