Children's books about books and libraries

There's a Lion in the Library!

There’s a Lion in the Library!

Dave Skinner, Aurelie Guillerey

A hilarious re-imagining of The Boy Who Cried Wolf - with a truly DELICIOUS twist!

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The Lost Library

Jess McGeachin

When Oliver finds a lost library book in his new bedroom, he decides to return it. But how do you find a mysterious hidden library? With the help of a new friend, of course . . .

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Lucy's Book

Lucy’s Book

Natalie Jane Prior, Cheryl Orsini

Lucy's mum takes her to the library every Saturday. Lucy loves to read, but there is one special book that she borrows over and over again. The book is shared between friends, dropped in the ocean, flown to China and even made...

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Library Lion

Library Lion

Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes

A wonderful addition to any child's library, this is the multiple award-winning and bestselling picture book about what happens when a lion visits a library.

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 Read reviewEscape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

Chris Grabenstein

Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids, (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games: board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative...

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Library Babies

Library Babies

Puck, Violet Lemay

Join a group of book-loving toddlers as they show you all their favorite things about their local library. From story time to getting lost in the pages of magical adventures, this entertaining board book is an essential...

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Charlie and Lola: But Excuse Me That is My Book

Charlie and Lola: But Excuse Me That is My Book

Lauren Child

Beetles, Bugs and Butterflies is Lola's absolute favourite book ever in the whole wide world. So naturally she is distraught when it's not at the library. Someone else has borrowed it! Charlie tries everything he can think of to...

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A Velocity of Being: Letters to A Young Reader

A Velocity of Being: Letters to A Young Reader

Maria Popova, Claudia Bedrick, David Remnick

An expansive collection of love letters to books, libraries, and reading, from a wonderfully eclectic array of thinkers and creators.

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The Grandest Bookshop in the World

The Grandest Bookshop in the World

Amelia Mellor

Pearl and Vally Cole live in a bookshop. And not just any bookshop. In 1893, Cole's Book Arcade in Melbourne is the grandest bookshop in the world, brimming with every curiosity imaginable.

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Franklin's Flying Bookshop

Franklin’s Flying Bookshop

Jen Campbell, Katie Harnett

A spellbinding story about a little girl and a dragon who hatch a plan to share their love of books and stories.

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A Child of Books

Sam Winston, Oliver Jeffers

A beautiful, poignant and timely manifesto for the myriad rewards of reading and sharing the enjoyment of stories.

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This Is Sadie

This Is Sadie

Sara O'Leary, Julie Morstad

Now in board book, the beloved story about a little girl with a big imagination from the award-winning team of O'Leary and Morstad. Full color.

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Wolves 10th Anniversary Edition

Wolves 10th Anniversary Edition

Emily Gravett

What if a book could come alive? Rabbits and readers beware...

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Maisy Goes to the Bookshop

Maisy Goes to the Bookshop

Lucy Cousins

Have fun with Maisy and friends on their first trip to the bookshop!

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The Incredible Book Eating Boy

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Oliver Jeffers

The mouth-watering new book from acclaimed author illustrator, Oliver Jeffers.

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The Treasure Box

The Treasure Box

Margaret Wild, Freya Blackwood

When war forces people to flee their homes, young refugee Peter carries a cherished family possession throughout a difficult period of survival before reflecting on its importance years later.

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Busy Bookshop

Busy Bookshop

Marion Billet

A novelty book for children about books and bookshops with push, pull and turning mechanisms.

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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Book?

Lauren Child

A brilliantly original picture book with a fairytale twist, from Children's Laureate, and Charlie & Lola creator, Lauren Child. Equally loved by children young and old!

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The Gobbledygook is Eating a Book

The Gobbledygook is Eating a Book

Arthur Baysting, Justine Clarke

Something is coming. Can you see? It snuffles and gruffles. What can it be? Look! Look! It's a Gobbledygook! It's ripping up pages and eating a book! A rollicking tale, full of irresistible rhyme and song-like rhythm, of a...

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Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian

Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian

Jacob Sager Weinstein

A super-secret operative saves the world from a diabolical threat through her ability to brandish just the right book at just the right time in this delightfully silly superhero tale illustated by Eisner Award-winner and Caldecott...

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The Magic Bookshop

The Magic Bookshop

Prior, Orsini

An enchanting new collection of fully illustrated stories from two much-loved Australian creators, and the perfect gift for any young booklover.

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