100 Best Children’s Book Blogs and Websites
Children's Book Blogs
Here are 100 Best Children's Book Blogs you should follow in 2023
1. Kids Book Review
Kids Book Review is a voluntary children's literature and book review which works with authors, illustrators and publishers Australia-wide and internationally. We cover news, reviews, interviews, articles, guest posts, events, specialist literacy articles and much more, attracting readers from all over the world including teachers, librarians, industry professionals and parents and kids.
Also in Australian Book Blogs
6.4K⋅ 4K ⋅5 posts / week ⋅ Apr 2009 Get Email Contact
2. Kid Lit
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Kid Lit covers articles on how to write and publish children's books. Kidlit is an ongoing project for the passionate community of people who read and write children's literature. Elevate your manuscript with editing and consulting from a former literary agent.
Also in Literary Agent Blogs
939⋅ 11.7K ⋅2 posts / year ⋅ Jan 2009 Get Email Contact
3. The Childrens Book Review
Boulder, Colorado, US
The Children's Book Review, named one of the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Great Web Sites for Kids, is a resource devoted to children's literature and literacy. We publish reviews and book lists of the best books for kids of all ages. We also produce author and illustrator interviews and share literacy based articles that help parents, grandparents, caregivers & teachers.
9K⋅ 14.7K⋅ 8.7K ⋅7 posts / week ⋅ Mar 2008 Get Email Contact
4. Lee & Low Blog | Exploring Children's Books Through The Lens Of Diversity
New York City, New York, US
LEE & LOW BOOKS an independent children's book publisher specializing in diversity. It is the company's goal to meet the need for stories that children of color can identify with and that all children can enjoy. A blog on race, diversity, education, and children's books.
11.8K⋅ 31.7K ⋅5 posts / month ⋅ Jun 2009 Get Email Contact
5. Mr. Schu Reads | Exploring Children's Literature Through Book Trailers
Naperville, Illinois, US
I am a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic. I work diligently to put the right book in every child's hand. Book trailers are one way to connect readers with books. (All opinions shared are on own.)
79.4K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Dec 2010 Get Email Contact
6. Writing for Kids (While Raising Them) | Tara Lazar
New Jersey, US
Street magic performer. Hog-calling champion. Award-winning ice sculptor. These are all things Tara Lazar has never been. Instead, she writes quirky, humorous picture books featuring magical places that everyone will want to visit.
Also in Literary Blogs
1.9K⋅ 28.1K⋅ 1.4K ⋅3 posts / month ⋅ Oct 2007 Get Email Contact
7. Free Kids Books
Free Kids Books is a growing library of unique children's books and resources. Follow to get updates.
2.7K⋅ 83 ⋅1 post / month Get Email Contact
8. Lovereading 4 Kids Blog
Lovereading 4 Kids Updates from the world of children's books - news reviews and free extracts on the best children's books. Our mission is to provide parents with the tools to get their kids reading!
Also in UK Book Blogs, UK Children's Book Blogs
19.2K⋅ 20.4K ⋅6 posts / week ⋅ Mar 2008 Get Email Contact
9. School Library Journal
New York City, New York, US
School Library Journal (SLJ) is the world's largest and most authoritative reviewer of children's and young adult material-from books and audio to video and digital content. In addition to its reviews, SLJ (the magazine, its website, and enewsletters) offers feature stories, news, columns, and departments to help its readers excel in serving children and teens.
43.7K⋅ 111.4K ⋅4 posts / week ⋅ Mar 1998 Get Email Contact
10. Federation of Children's Book Groups
The Federation of Children's Book Groups is a UK charity bringing children and books together, encouraging reading for pleasure.
2K⋅ 11.1K ⋅4 posts / week ⋅ Jan 2012 Get Email Contact
11. We Need Diverse Books
We Need Diverse Books is working toward a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book. Read our blog to get the latest book recommendations, press releases, opinions, Q&A, resources, and personal essays.
55.8K⋅ 91.3K ⋅2 posts / week Get Email Contact
12. Nerdy Book Club Blog
If you love books, especially those written for children and young adults, then you are an honorary member of The Nerdy Book Club. Nerdy Book Club was designed to give us a home to share that love of reading with others as well as to organize voting and announcing winners of our First Annual Nerdies Book Awards.
Also in Book Blogs, Book Club Blogs
25.8K⋅ 35.5K ⋅4 posts / week Get Email Contact
13. From the Mixed-Up Files…
A group blog of middle-grade authors celebrating books for middle-grade readers. For anyone with a passion for children's literature. Join us!
3.6K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
14. The Horn Book
East Boston, Massachusetts, US
A blog about blowing the horn about good books for children and young adults. Bertha Mahony founded The Horn Book in 1924 to herald the best in children's literature. Here, you'll find lively articles and insightful book reviews.
12.8K⋅ 36K ⋅4 posts / week Get Email Contact
15. Imagination Soup
Denver, Colorado, US
Hi! I'm Melissa Taylor, mom, writer, & former elementary teacher & literacy trainer. This is a place where parents, librarians, and teachers can find good children's books as well as engaging learning ideas, resources, and community. My ultimate goal is to make your life easier and for kids to find the right books to hook them on reading.
Also in Colorado Mom Blogs
34.3K⋅ 29.4K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
New York, US
Your one stop information shop for children's writers and illustrators. Our goal is to organize relevant information about writing and illustrating for children in one handy spot, right here.
11.9K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Apr 2013 Get Email Contact
17. ALSC Blog
Coverage of time sensitive news in children's librarianship, current issues in the field, and programs, conferences, initiatives, resources, and activities. The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a network of more than 4,000 children's and youth librarians, children's literature experts, publishers, education and library school faculty members, and other adults committed to improving and ensuring the future of the nation through exemplary library service to children, their families, and others who work with children.
4 posts / week Get Email Contact
18. Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Blog
Los Angeles, California, US
Learn the essentials of publishing children's books, improve your craft, and stay current with industry practices. The Official Blog of the society of children's book writers and illustrators. Authored by Lee Wind. The Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators supports quality children's books and the artists who make them.
Also in Children's Illustration Blogs
8.4K⋅ 50.3K ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ May 2010 Get Email Contact
19. Bookworm for Kids
Reviews for children books from toddlers to teens and everything in between.
6.1K ⋅7 posts / week ⋅ Jun 2013 Get Email Contact
20. Nosy Crow Blog
London, England, UK
Nosy Crow is an award-winning independent children's book and app publisher. We began publishing child-focused, parent-friendly children's books and apps in January 2011 with the aim of creating books and apps that encourage children to read for pleasure.
14.3K⋅ 45.4K ⋅3 posts / week ⋅ Feb 2010 Get Email Contact
21. Vivian Kirkfield
Amherst, New Hampshire, US
My blog has simple recipes, quick and easy crafts, picture book reviews and author interviews.
302⋅ 9.7K ⋅3 posts / week ⋅ Jul 2010 Get Email Contact
22. Birdhouse Books
Trish Rucker is a southern girl who blogs about books, ephemera, life, love, dogs, and all things vintage, particularly vintage children's books. Birdhouse Books is an online shop that sells unique vintage goodies like vintage children's books and holiday cards.
1.6K⋅ 11K ⋅3 posts / month Get Email Contact
23. Reader Views Kids
Austin, Texas, US
Reviews of books, provides services for authors such as book publicity services, editing, author interviews, literary book awards and more.
6.7K⋅ 398 ⋅2 posts / week Get Email Contact
24. Pratham Books
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Uplifting stories about the world of books, reading, and children. Pratham Books is a leading nonprofit bringing storybooks to children across India in their mother tongue languages.
24.4K⋅ 61.9K ⋅1 post / month Get Email Contact
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
A place to explore children's literature offering families, librarians, and teachers booklists, resources, and reviews to engage the readers in their lives. Authored by Laura Arnhold.
148⋅ 1.7K ⋅2 posts / week Get Email Contact
26. Ms. Yingling Reads Blog
Columbus, Ohio, US
Ms. Yingling Reads is a middle grade book blog covering genres like adventure, fantasy, history, humour and more. The blog's focus is on realistic, middle grade fiction, middle grade nonfiction, young adult fiction suitable for ages 11-14, and some pictures reviews.
Also in Middle Grade Books Blogs
2.6K ⋅1 post / day ⋅ Feb 2006 Get Email Contact
27. My Book Corner
Bath, England, UK
My Book Corner is a treasure trove of beautiful children's literature for you to discover, come and find your next favorite book.
2.6K⋅ 10.6K⋅ 1.2K ⋅2 posts / week Get Email Contact
28. Jabber Works | Sarah McIntyre
London, England, UK
Illustrator and writer Sarah McIntyre is easy to spot in her pointy glasses and hats. Sometimes she writes and draws picture books and comics herself, sometimes she illustrates books for other people, including Giles Andreae, Alan MacDonald, Gillian Rogerson, Anne Cottringer and Claire Freedman.
1.7K⋅ 25.1K⋅ 3.1K ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ May 2006 Get Email Contact
29. Let's Talk Picture Books
A blog that features children's picture book and comic book reviews, illustrator interviews, and global picture book exchanges, all from a design and illustration perspective. Authored by Mel Schuit, a picture book enthusiast with an MA in Children's Literature.
1K⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
30. The Brown Bookshelf
The Brown Bookshelf is an online resource that promotes awareness of African American artists who write and illustrate books for children.
Also in African American Book Blogs
2.4K⋅ 10.9K ⋅3 posts / quarter ⋅ Oct 2007 Get Email Contact
31. SCBWI Australia East & New Zealand Blog
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators is the international professional organisation for writers and illustrators of children's literature since 1971.
4.4K⋅ 2K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
32. The Nonfiction Detectives | Nonfiction Children Book Blog
Two intrepid librarians, one works in a school library and the other in a public library, together explore nonfiction titles to find the best for the children they service.
Also in Nonfiction Blogs
338⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Apr 2011 Get Email Contact
33. Becky's Book Reviews
Becky from Becky's Book Reviews, Young Readers, and and Operation Actually Read Bible. I love reading. Always have, always will. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are mine and mine alone.
601 ⋅1 post / day ⋅ Aug 2006 Get Email Contact
34. Multicultural Children's Book Day
Multicultural Children's books are Books that contain characters of color, as well as characters that represent a minority point of view.Books that share ideas, stories, and information about cultures, race, religion, language, and traditions. Books that embrace our world, and offer children new ways to connect to a diverse and richer world.
3.3K⋅ 16K ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Jul 2014 Get Email Contact
35. Children's Books Heal
Dayton, Ohio, US
I'm a journalist and aspiring children's author who writes a blog that focuses on books that are diverse and heal.
1.5K ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Apr 2011 Get Email Contact
36. This Picture Book Life
Los Angeles, California, US
A blog where writer Danielle Davis brings picture books to life through crafts, roundups, recipes, and other fun stuff. Danielle has got an M.A. in literature and creative writing.
1K⋅ 4.5K ⋅2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
37. Reading With Your Kids
Boston, Massachusetts, US
We are dedicated to encouraging parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and anyone who is caring for a child, to spend more time reading together. Join us as we interview award-winning, best selling children's authors from around the World.
8.4K⋅ 46.7K ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
38. Charlotte's Library Blog
New England, North Dakota, US
I blog about science fiction and fantasy books for kids and teens, with a smattering of other genres. My name really is Charlotte. I'm an archaeologist by day, a volunteer for the Friends of a small New England library by night, and an avid reader of fantasy and science fiction.
Also in Fiction Blogs, Science Fiction Blogs
1K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Feb 2007 Get Email Contact
39. Wanda Luthman's Children's Books
Brevard, North Carolina, US
Wanda Luthman' is an author of Children's Books. A Blog dedicated to encouraging good character in children through quality literature.
1.4K⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 post / quarter ⋅ Dec 2014 Get Email Contact
40. Here Wee Read
Diversity & Inclusion Expert, Charnaie Gordon helps you find quality diverse & inclusive books for kids and kid-friendly educational products. She is dedicated to shaping our family culture around books.
Also in Connecticut Mom Blogs
5.7K⋅ 4.9K ⋅6 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
41. Library Girl and Book Boy
Jo is a primary teacher in the specialist provision, reading consultant & book blogger. Through this blog, she aims to introduce children, their families, teachers, and book-lovers to books they may not have come across before but would enjoy reading or using in their school curriculums.
17.5K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
42. Colours of Us
Your one-stop source for multicultural children's books (listed by subjects, ethnicity and age groups), toys and clothes.
5K⋅ 3K ⋅2 posts / month ⋅ Oct 2015 Get Email Contact
43. Story Snug | Children's Books & Learning Activities
Story Snug recommends books rather than review them so that our blog followers know that when a book is on Story Snug we have personally read it and enjoyed it. Story Snug's main critic is six years old, if she likes a book it goes on the blog, if not then it doesn't. The only exception to this is the books that are recommended on our author / illustrator guest posts.
648⋅ 5.2K ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Oct 2012 Get Email Contact
44. Children's Book Academy
The Children's Book Academy is an online school that has both highly interactive mentored courses with tons of individual attention and a proven pedagogy of pleasure as well as instant access courses.
4.8K⋅ 5.3K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ May 2012 Get Email Contact
45. The Overflowing Library
Hi, I am Kirsty. I started this site in 2010 as a way for me to document my vast amounts of reading because I was struggling to keep track. I mostly review YA titles because I still have the brain of a teenager but I will dip into adult and middle grade fiction and love a good crafty book. I do not get paid for reviews hosted on this site.
2.2K ⋅1 post / quarter ⋅ Jun 2010 Get Email Contact
46. Afoma Umesi
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines
Hena Khan and I talk about her love for Little Women, why she finally started to believe she could write books for a living, and the best writing advice she's ever received.
189⋅ 4.1K ⋅5 posts / week Get Email Contact
47. Storytime Magazine | Classic Stories For Kids To Read, Love & Share
Storytime is the UK's favourite illustrated monthly story magazine for kids aged 3 to 8. It's filled with classic fairy tales, myths and legends, folk tales, fables, poems and rhymes, stories from around the world and tales from today. Read the Storytime Blog for top tips and advice on boosting your child's literacy, reading for pleasure, and news and insights on the world of stories.
6.7K⋅ 9K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Feb 2016 Get Email Contact
48. Only Picture Books | The Weekly Rumpus of Picture Book Things
Hi, I'm Ryan. My goal is to create and compile PB-related information that will be of value to writers, illustrators, teachers, librarians, agents, editors, publishers, and publicists who enjoy PBs are much as I do. In many ways, OPB is both a celebration of the picture book community and a curated resource, as well.
287⋅ 2K ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Apr 2018 Get Email Contact
49. Jean Little Library
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, US
Jennifer works at the Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, as the Youth Services Librarian. She is devoted to assisting children in their exploration of the world through books & experiential programs. Her book reviews and bookish musings can be found here.
4 posts / week Get Email Contact
50. Picture Book Spotlight
Liberty, Missouri, US
Picture Book Spotlight exists to celebrate picture books, their creators, & all who champion them through regular interviews. We feature authors, illustrators, agents, and other industry professionals who work to get picture books into kids' hands.
347⋅ 5.9K ⋅3 posts / month Get Email Contact
51. Write What Inspires You
Tappan, New York, US
Award-winning children's author, Donna McDine, shares her writing and marketing tips along with her journey in becoming a children's author. As well as promoting fellow children's authors.
907⋅ 1.5K⋅ 596 ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
Storywraps is a picture book reviews blog by Marilyn. Her mission is to make a difference in children's lives by introducing them to fabulous kid's stories thus encouraging them to become happy, lifelong readers.
277 ⋅4 posts / week Get Email Contact
53. Poetry for Children
Dallas, Texas, US
Sylvia Vardell is a professor and author. In this blog you will read about finding and sharing poetry with young people.
1.9K ⋅2 posts / quarter ⋅ Jul 2006 Get Email Contact
54. Kristi's Book Nook
Kristi's Book Nook provides parents with children's book reviews along with author interviews and book giveaways.
3.1K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
55. 2 Kids and Tired Books
Holly is a mother of two. A northern California girl living in Idaho. A mom who loves to read and has a BA in English and a Certificate in Technical Writing and also does freelance editing and transcription at home part time.
Also in Idaho Mom Blogs
363⋅ 791 ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Oct 2007 Get Email Contact
56. Sarah Webb Blog
Sarah Webb is an award winning children's book champion and writer for both children and adults. She has written eleven bestselling novels for adults including Always the Bridesmaid, The Shoestring Club and The Memory Box.
Also in Irish Book Blogs
14.3K ⋅1 post / quarter ⋅ Jan 2010 Get Email Contact
57. Beagles and Books
A blog featuring reviews of children's literature.
3.8K⋅ 334 ⋅2 posts / month ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact
A BookBairn's journey into reading, stories, and books with Mummy's (Kim's) help. Kim Duffy is a reader, mummy, book reviewer, and passionate about sharing the best children's books & raising readers.
1.2K⋅ 6.1K⋅ 18.8K ⋅1 post / quarter ⋅ Sep 2015 Get Email Contact
59. Happily Ever Elephants
Miami, Florida, US
The best book recommendations for children of all ages! We curate the best of children's literature to ensure we get fabulous books into the homes & hearts of kids everywhere. Our blog posts feature Board books, picture books & chapter books for babies, toddlers, kids, and teens.
1.6K⋅ 1.8K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
60. Randomly Reading | A blog reviewing children's, young adult and adult books.
New York City, New York, US
My name is Alex. I have been an avid reader since I was four, thanks to my parents. I prefer historical fiction, but will read anything if it is good. I am a former NYC public school teacher (4th grade) and now I am working on an annotated bibliography of books written for your readers set in World War II, which just keeps growing.
184⋅ 1.9K ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact
61. Only Picture Books
My goal is to create and compile PBrelated information that will be of value to writers, illustrators, teachers, librarians, agents, editors, publishers, and publicists who enjoy PBs are much as I do. In many ways, OPB is both a celebration of the picture book community and a curated resource, as well.
285⋅ 485 ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact
62. Picture Book Den
A blog about picture books and the art of writing and illustrating them, written by picture book authors and illustrators.
5.1K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Dec 2011 Get Email Contact
63. Red Reading Hub | Jillrbennett's Reviews of Children's Books
Gloucester, Massachusetts, US
Follow this blog to get reviews of children's books, books about children and education
67⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
64. Children's Books Daily | Daily Reading From The Daley Household
A community of people who believe in the wonder of children's and YA literature, and the importance of reading daily with children. This is a space where you'll find information and tips on Fitting daily reading with your children into your life in a way that makes it enjoyable for all, Guidance on defining, choosing, and finding quality children's books, Reviews of children's books old and new.
23.5K⋅ 2.5K ⋅3 posts / quarter ⋅ Aug 2012 Get Email Contact
65. Gecko Press
Wellington, New Zealand
Gecko Press is an independent publisher of curiously good award-winning children's books based in Wellington, New Zealand.
4.8K⋅ 3.6K⋅ 3K ⋅2 posts / month ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact
66. Young Readers | Where Books & Babies Mix & Mingle
Becky from Becky's Book Reviews, Young Readers, and and Operation Actually Read Bible. I love reading. Always have, always will. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are mine and mine alone. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of my friends, family, or other group affiliations.
2 posts / day ⋅ Jul 2007 Get Email Contact
67. Jilanne Hoffmann's Blog
Jilanne Hoffmann is a children's book author, a freelance writer for nonprofit organizations, and currently enjoys writing stories for kids. Through this blog, she writes picture books reviews.
148⋅ 3.6K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
68. Library Lady
News and reviews from the world of children's books. Anne Thompson, a retired school librarian, also produces a weekly round up of news highlights and links to online reading for pleasure resources for librarians, teachers and parents.
8.9K ⋅2 posts / week ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
69. Enchanted Booklet
Enchanted Booklet is a blog dedicated to collect and share the best book illustrations mostly - but not only - from rare vintage editions
2.5K⋅ 6.5K⋅ 11.6K ⋅1 post / month ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact
70. Momo celebrating time to read
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Momotimetoread is a blog of children's books from around the world with reviews, links to author and illustrator sites and teacher resources.
3 posts / day Get Email Contact
71. Audrey Press
At Audrey Press, we connect families and children to nature, wonder, and the magic of being through beautiful books. Through the pages of our books, Audrey Press encourages others to Connect, Inspire, Teach, and Grow.
475⋅ 433 ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
72. A Kids Book A Day | Reviewing A Children's Book From 2017 Every Day
My name is Janet Dawson, and I am the K-8 librarian at six schools (two middle and four elementary) in the HampdenWilbraham Regional School District, Massachusetts. Every day, I post a review of a book published in 2017. I choose books that I have personally enjoyed, that I feel would be useful in an elementary classroom, and most of all, that I think children would like.
5 posts / week ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact
73. Always in the Middle
Always in the Middle is a blog about Middle-grade book reviews, giveaways, and writing tips from Greg Pattridge. Discover Middle-grade fiction and non-fiction books to make your kids smarter. Greg runs Always in the Middle and is a teacher, mentor, and writer.
1 post / day Get Email Contact
74. Literacy, families and learning
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
A blog about children's literacy, language, learning and teaching in families and schools.
1.2K ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Dec 2007 Get Email Contact
75. Bobs Books Blog
Children's and Young Adult Book Reviews by Bob Docherty. Discover interviews with inspiring people, hints and tips from renowned photographers, travelers and other experts. Stories from around the world written by us
Also in Novel Blogs, NZ Book Blogs
2 posts / week ⋅ Nov 2009 Get Email Contact
Children's Book Bloggers
|Blogger Name||Blog Link||Total Blog Posts|
|Dr. Jen Harrison||thechildrensbookreview.com||95|
Children's Book Blog Topics
|Topic||Number of posts|
|Books Read In 2022||171|
|Topic||Past Month Count|
Children's Book Blogs By Category
|Category||No. of Blogs|
|Coloring Book Blogs||25|
|Bedtime Stories Blogs||16|
Children's Book Blogs By Country
|Country||No. of Blogs|
|UK Children's Book Blogs||25|
|Canada Children's Book Blogs||13|
Children's Book Blogs By Country
Federation of Children's Book Groups
About - The Federation of Children's Book Groups is a UK charity bringing children and books together, encouraging reading for pleasure.
Story Time Magazine
About - Thoughts on stories for kids, illustration, creating a children's magazine, reading for pleasure, improving childhood literacy, and more from the makers of Storytime.
About - Illustrator and writer Sarah McIntyre is easy to spot in her pointy glasses and hats. Sometimes she writes and draws picture books and comics herself, sometimes she illustrates books for other people, including Giles Andreae, Alan MacDonald, Gillian Rogerson, Anne Cottringer and Claire Freedman.
Read It Daddy!
About - YABA Award-Winning Book bloggers for your busy little (and not so little) ones. Dad (old enough to know better) and Daughter (young enough to be a smarty pants) take a look at the best and brightest children's picture books, chapter books, YA and comics and loads of other great kids stuff.