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Ask a bookseller and you'll get a £15/€20 National Book Token to spend in your local bookshop if your question is answered.
Sally from Far From the Madding Crowd in Linlithgow has picked five questions sent in by Caboodlers to answer.
Becky, a bookseller from Blackwell's Oxford, has picked five questions sent in by Caboodlers to answer.
Rachel from Waterstones Canterbury has joined us in Caboodlers' Corner to provide children's books recommendations.
In a reading rut? Want to health-check your reading habits? Send questions in for our future Book Doctors and you could get a £15/€20 National Book Token!
The Tale of Truthwater Lake author Emma Carroll has joined us to prescribe some fantastic books for children and adults alike.
Dragon Realm authors Katie & Kevin Tsang are our guest Book Doctors for World Book Day, prescribing the best reads for young booklovers.
Children's author Rashmi Sirdeshpande is our guest Book Doctor for World Book Day, prescribing the best reads for young booklovers.
Sophie Kirtley, author of The Wild Way Home and The Way to Impossible Island, has joined us as Book Doctor.
Asher Woolford from Darling Reads bookshop in West Yorkshire joins us as Book Doctor for Independent Bookshop Week.
Owner of Tales On Moon Lane bookshop and author of Dragon World, Tamara, prescribes the best reads for young bookworms on World Book Day.
Kiran Millwood Hargrave tackles your bookish dilemmas – and five Caboodlers have won a signed copy of her book and a £15/€20 National Book Token!
Author of Asha & the Spirit Bird, Jasbinder Bilan, prescribes the best reads for young booklovers.
Author of Murder Most Unladylike, Robin Stevens, prescribes the best reads for young bookworms on World Book Day.
Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon prescribe the best reads for young booklovers.
Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar and The Dreamsnatcher series, prescribes the best reads for young booklovers.
Juno Dawson, editor of LGBTQ+ anthology for teens, Proud, prescribes the best books to read with pride.
Jeff Kinney is our Book Doctor for World Book Day, prescribing the best reads for young booklovers.
Chloe Coles, author of Bookshop Girl (and real-life children's bookseller extraordinaire), prescribes just the right read for book-loving children and teens.
Andy Griffiths, co-author of the hilarious Treehouse series, prescribes the best reads for junior bookworms.
We're back to highlight 23 of the best new books for children and teens, including everything from wintry fairy tales to magical adventures, dystopian futures to laugh-out-loud stories, and beyond
Bunny vs Monkey creator Jamie Smart recommends graphic novels to get kids reading.
Christopher Edge, author of Escape Room, has joined us to recommend his top books for children to choose with their National Book Tokens.
23 fantastic new children's books that will arrive in bookshops during the first half of the year.
22 fantastic new books for younger readers that will be arriving in bookshops during the second half of the year, from laugh-out-loud fiction to poetry to read together.
22 fantastic new books for young readers of all ages to look out for in the first half of the year, from magical adventures to funny fiction.
James Catchpole, author of the brilliant picture book What Happened to You?, shares his top illustrated books for young booklovers that feature characters with disabilities or are true stories about famous disabled people.
Layla – expert bookseller at the fantastic Round Table Books – recommends 10 brilliant books for both children and adults written by Black authors.
Author Katherine Rundell recommends her favourite adventure stories.
We asked children to create their own villain for a chance get their character illustrated by Ryan Hammond. A shortlist of 30 fantastic villains were shortlisted and the overall winner is...
We asked young readers to write a joke to make children's author Helen Rutter laugh out loud for a chance to win a book bundle, £100 worth of funny books, and their name in lights.
We gave young readers the chance to win fantastic Cressida Cowell goodies in an out-of-this-world competition. The winners have been announced, as chosen by the author.
Hundreds of young artists sent in their comic strips for Bunny vs Monkey creator Jamie Smart to judge. Congratulations to 8-year-old Jori who has won a signed set of books, t-shirt, print, rucksack and cap!
Illustrator David Roberts picked the winner and runners-up. The overall winner won fantastic Questioneers goodies, including a £50/€60 National Book Token!
We received thousands of fantastic designs. The talented winners have won a £10/€10 National Book Token for each of their classmates.
This World Book Day, thousands of children sent in their National Book Token designs – whether pencilled, painted, or digitally drawn.
We reveal the answers for the latest game. 10 children each won a £10/€10 National Book Token and a bundle of 14 fantastic books from publisher Knights Of.
See which talented young writers won our short story competition – and a £200 National Book Token each!
National Book Tokens can be spent in bookshops everywhere – take our #BookshopBingo activity sheet for young bookworms to complete when you visit your favourite bookshop!
National Book Tokens is proud to have sponsored World Book Day for 25 years. To celebrate their big birthday, we've created a quiz about World Book Day books past and present.
Are you clumsy or cranky? Do you spend the weekend dancing, or getting into trouble? Discover your inner Mr. Men Little Miss personality.
Do you like the comfort of familiar characters, or do you enjoy challenging yourself to read new voices and stories?
Help young readers guess which book characters live on the islands in our fun games.
Our bookshelves have fallen down and we've lost some of our books titles! Can you help us find the missing words?
From Hogsmead to Treasure Island, take our fun quiz on 10 locations in children's literature.
Play our quiz feauring 20 questions about 20 World Book Day authors to celebrate 20 years.
Guess which characters live on the islands in our Book Island Challenges.
National Book Tokens are the ideal gift for booklovers and can be spent in bookshops in the UK and Ireland, and online.