Books for Keeps
Offers information about this bimonthly magazine for all those involved in children's literature, including publishers, parents and teachers. Includes sample issue request form, current contents and book reviews.
National network of reading groups for children, coordinated by The Reading Agency. Includes case studies and resources for libraries or schools wishing to set up a group.
Children's Book Circle
Non profit organisation for those interested in children's literature publishing, including agents, authors and illustrators. Includes event listings.
Children's Poetry Bookshelf
Set up by the Poetry Book Society to support poetry written for children, to encourage reading and enjoyment of poetry; includes details of their book club and membership, and resources for teachers, parents, and other adults.
Enid Blyton and the BBC
Reveals letters from the BBC Archives which highlight Enid Blyton's relationship with the BBC.
Federation of Children's Book Groups
Umbrella organisation for children's book groups around the country. Provides free booklists, information on events, a book group map, newsletter and details of National Share a Story Month.
New Fairy Tales
Online journal of newly written fairy tales. Includes archives and submission information.
Outside In World
Promotes children's literature from around the world to British readers.
Museum dedicated to British children's books. Features visitor information, collection highlights, games and event listings. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Extensive Thomas the Tank Engine fan site, providing an episode guide, character guides, essays about the series and biographies of the Rev W Awdry and his son, Christopher.
Summer Reading Challenge
Annual reading challenge for kids which runs during the school summer holidays. Contains details of the current year's theme, plus information for parents, libraries and schools.
Devoted to Elisabeth Beresford's creations, The Wombles.
UK Children's Books
Features an extensive directory of sites connected to British children's books and authors.