Books in this section are often read and commented on by someone in the age group they are intended for. Obviously books for young children are written about by their parents! The reviews represent their personal opinions only.
Illustrated by Michael Muller, Amazing Expeditions - Journeys That Changed the World by Anita Ganeri is a great reference book to have on your child's bookshelves, writes Anne Coates.
Oscar’s Book Prize, the £5,000 literary award recognising excellence in books for children under five, has revealed its 2019 shortlist. Now in its sixth year, the award saw 117 entries, with submissions from across the country, from publishers new and old.
Illustrated by Luciano Lozano, Brilliant Ideas from Wonderful Women by Aitziber Lopez is perfect for inspiring young minds, writes Anne Coates.
Work it, Girl by Caroline Moss and Sinem Erkas is a new series of biographies for aspiring future girl bosses: the first two explore the lives of media mogul, Oprah Winfrey and one of the most celebrated authors J. K. Rowling. Anne Coates
With brilliant illustrations from Nila Aye, Katie Haworth's Fearless Mirabelle is a charming tale celebrating being different, writes Anne Coates.
Illustrated by Valpuri Kerttula, The Everyday Journeys of Ordinary Things by Libby Deutsch is the perfect fact book for children who ask "how", writes Anne Coates.
Introducing the new My Big Wimmelbooks series – board books to delight very young children from Workman Publishing. Anne Coates loves them.
Published by Thames & Hudson, Harold Snipperpot's Best Disaster Ever by Beatrice Alemagna is a fabulous book designed to be enjoyed over and again, writes Anne Coates.
There were 131 entries for the 2018 Costa Children’s Book Award and here are the four books that made the shortlist.
For Noel Streatfeild fans a collection of nine short stories originally written for annuals, magazines and radio during the 1940s to 60s. These Christmas Stories will enchant readers toady as much as when they were first published, writes Anne Coates.
Diary of a Brilliant Kid Top Secret Guide to Awesomeness by Andy Cope, Gavin Oattes and Will Hussey has had Harriet chuckling, write Anne Coates.
Stories for Kids who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks illustrated by Quinton Winter and reviewed by Anne Coates.