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HarperCollins Children’s Books is home to some of the most popular authors in children’s literature today, including David Walliams, Derek Landy, Michael Morpurgo and Oliver Jeffers, as well as much-loved classics like The Tiger Who Came to Tea, A Bear Called Paddington and Mog the Forgetful Cat.



Mary Poppins themed Afternoon Tea experiences at the Aqua Shard in London

Win a Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at London's Aqua Shard!

Spit Spot! Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures, and WIN Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at the Aqua Shard! More than eighty years since we first met Mary Poppins, this children’s classic is still charming listeners and transporting new fans into the mysterious world of… Read More
Hubert Horatio by Lauren Child - Inside the Book 2

Win one of five SIGNED copies of Lauren Child's hilarious new illustrated novel Hubert Horatio!

Child genius Hubert Horatio is back in the latest book from acclaimed Children’s Laureate Lauren Child. Hubert Horatio is an exceptional child; interesting, mature, and very, very clever. He is also quite possibly the most responsible child ever. Perhaps you’re asking yourself just how Hubert came to be such an exceptionally… Read More

Win all five of David Baddiel's hilarious children's books!

Head Kid is the new body-swap blockbuster from million-selling children’s author David Baddiel, author of The Parent Agency and Birthday Boy. Ryan Ward is the naughtiest kid at Bracket Wood School, and the undisputed king of pranks. But even he’s not prepared for what happens when a super-strict new head… Read More

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Delicious debut: Mini Rabbit Not Lost

A deliciously funny debut from a major new talent!

MiniRabbit is making a cake.

Cake, cake, cake!

But he’s run out of berries.
No berries, no cake.

No cake? No way!
So off he goes to look for some…

He’s not cold, not too small.
And, no, no, definitely NOT LOST…

or is he?

Featured Audiobooks

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Free audiobook apps for mobile, iPad, Fire and other devices

Audiobooks are amazing, especially for developing readers. They help with pacing, proper intonation and correct pronunciation whilst immersing children in stories. They are brilliant for reluctant readers too because they don’t provide the barrier of difficult text. Many old recordings are now being revamped with celebrity narrators and amazing music… Read More

How audiobooks can help improve children's literacy

Listen up parents – audiobooks aren’t just a great way to entertain the kids on long journeys; research also shows they’re brilliant in improving your child’s reading skills and a great way to get reluctant readers more immersed in stories. In her article ‘Listen and learn: why audiobooks are great… Read More

"Okay Google, open StoryCastle!"

“Okay Google, open StoryCastle!” HarperCollins Children’s Books UK is proud to present StoryCastle: a children’s audiobooks, voice-activated app on the Google Assistant. StoryCastle is a unique new listening experience for kids and families. Opening StoryCastle leads to a world of magical, classic storytelling and brings the best of our children’s audio… Read More