Children's Books and Reading

Lots of tips and recommendations to support your child's reading.

Useful Websites

Recommended national and local websites on the theme of books, reading, literacy and language development for children. Includes well-known names like World Book Day, The Reading Agency, National Literacy Trust, BBC and many more!
Useful websites for children

What's in My Bookbag?

Have a look at these short videos on our YouTube page from our Families and Wellbeing Librarians, recommending books on useful topics for children. The series includes Food, Exploring Nature, Poetry, and Kindness.
Book recommendations for children

Suggested Authors

There are so many fantastic children's authors out there; where do you start? If you need some inspiration, browse our list of popular authors, writing for different genres and age groups, whose books are in stock on our catalogue.
Suggested authors for children

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Not sure what your child will enjoy reading next? Going through a challenging time and looking for books to support your family? Fill in this online form to ask our West Sussex librarians a question.
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