Kids' Corner

10 Empowering Books for Little Girls

10 empowering books for little girls

To celebrate World Book Day (4th March) and International Women’s Day (8th March), we wanted to share our top 10 empowering books for little girls.

These books are a delightful way to introduce significant social and environmental subjects to your children. They tackle the importance of acknowledging climate change, discuss gender norms, and celebrate diversity. Find the best books containing inspiring female leaders and teach your young children, especially girls, that being brave and being yourself is all anyone needs from you.


Little girls and guys too, the world is tough – but so are you.

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Book Reviews, Competitions, Kids' Corner

Calling all little bookworms!

calling all little bookworms

World of Books wants to hear from all of our keen little readers out there. We welcome you to share a short video recording of your child reviewing their favourite book from their bookshelf. Alternatively, you can share photos and text if you prefer not to include a video. We will be sharing their reviews* and awarding the best ones with an exciting prize.

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WoB News

Reuniting a piece of WWII history

wwii letter found

In November, we discovered moving hand-written letter hidden inside a used book, written by a British soldier serving in Italy.

The soldier, Lance Corporal John Wheldon-Williams, had received a package from a schoolgirl – Miss Pat Moore – containing a pair of mittens she had knitted to provide some comfort. He was so touched by this gesture, he decided to reply to let her know just how important her contribution to the war effort was.

We’re delighted to announce that following a campaign to uncover more about the story behind the letter, we’ve been able to reunite this with Pat’s daughter – and discover more about the soldier that penned it.

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General Chatter, Impact and Sustainability

2020: A Year in Review

2020 world of books year in review

We don’t need to tell you what a rollercoaster of a year 2020 was; we’re all on the same ride! In the midst of all the uncertainty, one thing we’re certain of is how very fortunate we are at World of Books to be able to provide books to your homes.

In the last year, books have been a fantastic source of entertainment while we had to stay at home, courage and inspiration when we had to face the worst, education when we turned homes into schools, and the ultimate escape when we just needed a break from it all.

We’d like to look back on 2020 for all its good bits! So here’s a year in review of what we’ve been up to at World of Books.

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