Book websites for kids

Useful websites about books and reading:

Book box

Book box has information about books and authors. There are clips of authors talking about their books and giving tips for writing stories. You can also play games online.


An independent charity working to bring books and people together. Information about children's books, authors, literature prizes and specialist bookshops.

Every Home a Reading Home - National Literacy Trust

This is the National Literacy Trust's Family Reading Campaign's Home page. It contains advice for parents, tips and resources as well as links to other websites.

Scottish Booktrust Children and Young People's Programme

Online stories and books, blogs, creative writing master class podcasts, information about Scottish authors and illustrators and more.

Scholastic Children's Books

Information on new books and authors, reviews, book lists and some fun book related activities.

UK Children's Book Directory

Information on authors, illustrators, publishers and more.