Children's books about books and libraries

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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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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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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Midnight at the Library

Midnight at the Library

Ursula Dubosarsky, Ron Brooks

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Luna Loves Library Day

Luna Loves Library Day

Joseph Coelho, Fiona Lumbers

Every week Luna looks forward to one special day: the day when she discovers magic among the library shelves; Fiona Lumbers' illustrations convey Luna's vivid inner life, while Coelho's lyrical style celebrates the joyful...

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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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Maisy Goes to the Library

Maisy Goes to the Library

Lucy Cousins

Maisy the mouse, every toddler's best friend, spends a crazy day at the library!

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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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 Special priceThe Magic Bookshop

The Magic Bookshop

Natalie Jane Prior, Cheryl 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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The I Wonder Bookstore

The I Wonder Bookstore

Shinsuke Yoshitake

A delightful and witty illustrated celebration of the transporting magic of reading, books, and bookstores.

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 Read reviewA Book is a Book

A Book is a Book

Jenny Bornholdt, Sarah Wilkins

This book asks 'what is a book?' The answers, lthough 'told' from a child's view, capture the value and magic of books felt by all voracious readers, and is a perfect gift for book-lovers of all ages. A beautifully produced,...

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Sylvia's Bookshop

Sylvia’s Bookshop

Robert Burleigh, Katy Wu

The story of the legendary Shakespeare & Company bookstore and its owner Sylvia Beach and the many great writers who came to meet, read and share ideas --

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Nibbles: The Book Monster

Nibbles: The Book Monster

Emma Yarlett

Nibbles is a very naughty book monster - he's chomping, munching and nibbling his way through fairytales that don't belong to him! Can you help catch him and put him back in his own story?

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 Read reviewA Child of Books

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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The Gobbledygook is Eating a Book

The Gobbledygook is Eating a Book

Justine Clarke, Arthur Baysting, Tom Jellett

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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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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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

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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Peppa Pig: Peppa Goes to the Library: My First Storybook

Peppa Pig: Peppa Goes to the Library: My First Storybook

Peppa Pig

Peppa is fed up of all her old books and needs some new ones. This title features all of your favourite Peppa Pig characters.

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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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We Are in a Book!

We Are in a Book!

Mo Willems

When Piggie discovers that she and Gerald are in a book and she can make the reader say a funny word out loud, Gerald is tickled pink. But then Gerald realizes that the book is going to end soon--ack! What will happen then? Full...

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Look, a Book!

Look, a Book!

Libby Gleeson, Freya Blackwood

Two children find a red book lying in the dust. The discovery will lead them into a magical world where the children s imagination transforms the surrounding reality.

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Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and joined the library)

Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and joined the library)

A. F. Harrold, Sarah Horne

A story of a boy, a book, some very bad people, some very brave deeds, and the importance of rubber teeth for lions.

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