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


Lockdown Update

From 5th November-2nd December you won't be able to browse our shop in person, and we really need your help over lockdown.
Here's how you can buy through us:

1. Shop through our website
You can opt for click and collect, or we are offering free local delivery to N10/N11/N22/N6/N2. We can post further afield. Call or email us for any queries, we'll be here from 9.15-4.30.

2. Shop via
Need something in a hurry? Or missing our recommendations? Have a look at our curated lists on - the ethical online marketplace for bookshops!

3. Subscribe a loved one to our subscriptions service. They make for unique and bespoke gifts, and will continue to give pleasure, no matter what 2021 brings!

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.

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