The Children's Bookshop, Muswell Hill is an independent family-owned children's bookshop which first opened in 1974. 


Stocking a huge range of fiction and non-fiction, our staff are always on hand to offer specialist advice on choosing books for children.


We run a bespoke subscription service for book lovers of all ages, and gift collections to mark any occasion - see more at our shop page.

We also offer a comprehensive service to schools and teachers, including school library supply, book fairs, author visits and open evenings. For more information on what we can offer you as a parent, carer, teacher or school please either contact us or take at our information for schools.

Lockdown Update

Under current goverment guidelines you cannot browse in our shop. But you can still buy from us!

We are offering click & collect/phone/postal orders 9.15-3.30pm, Monday-Saturday.

We are also offering free local delivery (min. £15) - get in touch to arrange (or to get recommendations).

We can supply to schools as normal.

Need ideas? Browse a selection of our titles in

our online shop, or have a look at our ideas on Bookshop.Org

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