Browsing in a bookshop is quite simply the perfect tonic for the soul, for grown-ups and children alike.
We've chosen our most favourite in London, plus some fabulous subscription services and a travelling children's bookshop.
Tales on Moon Lane
A Herne Hill staple with fabulous personal knowledge for each and every child reader.
The Alligator's Mouth
Truly inspiring children's bookshop in Richmond with a loyal local following.
Discover Story Centre
Head east to Stratford and a place where children and their families can enjoy playing, learning and making up stories together. Current show is all about Judith Kerr.
Pickled Pepper Books
A specialist interactive North London children’s bookshop.
The Children's Bookshop
An institution for families since 1974.
A London landmark in Curzon Street with a particularly brilliant children's subscription service.
A firm favourite of the team, particularly the branches in Fulham and Holland Park. The children's book subscription packages make wonderful presents.
How Brave is the Wren
The Travelling Children's Book Shop - in a brilliant blue caravan.
A moveable feast.