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Websites We Like

Here for your enjoyment are some of our current favourite websites about reading and books. 

Do you have a favourite one that's not featured below? If so, please click here to email us a link and we'll check it out.

(This page will be updated regularly, so please bookmark it to visit again soon.)

  • Beanstalk, the national charity that recruits, vets, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading.
  • Build-A-Book, offering primary school children a course in making their own book
  • Healthy Books, a brilliant list of books that focus on specific health issues, with titles suitable for adults and children
  • Reading Zone, information and free resources about children's books, aimed at librarians, teachers, parents and children (pre-school, primary and secondary)
  • Spinebreakers, a funky and engaging site about reading for teenagers
  • SwapIt, the UK's top swapping site for teens and kids
  • World Book Day, the organisation behind the annual world-wide day for celebrating children's books and reading (1st Thursday in March)
  • World Book Night, the organisation celebrating reading for all ages (23rd April, Shakespeare's birthday)

Here are some webpages offering particularly useful reading lists to get boys reading:

You might also be interested in finding out more about our partners in the book trade here