Children’s Book Magazines

Here is a list of  magazines that review hundreds of new children’s books each year, include interviews from the top children’s authors and illustrators and will keep you informed of all that is going on in the world of children’s books

Books for Keeps

This is one of the UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazines producing 6 issues a year. It was launched in 1980 and ever since has been reviewing hundreds of new children’s books every year and publishing articles on every aspect of writing for children. In early 1910 Books for Keeps produced their last ever print version, and the magazine is now only available online


Published 3 times a year this is a magazine which aims to keep its readers informed about the world of children’s books. The contents of each issue include new book reviews ranging from babies to young adults and covering fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Alongside are articles and in-depth interviews with authors and illustrator

WRD Magazine                                             

WRD (formerly known as tBkMAG) is a magazine for 8-14 year-olds. It is published three times a year, in March, July and October and each subscription ‘pack’ contains four copies of each issue. The magazine is filled with extracts from the latest books, author Q&As plus loads of assorted literary features and activities.  Originally produced for and on behalf of Peters, WRD is now an independent magazine in its own right.

(Last updated by Denise Reed on January 11, 2019)



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