Children's A - Z of Book Recommendations

Children's books are a wonderful way to address issues that might be difficult to talk about or convey. 

Here is an A - Z of book recommendations, literary remedies and recommended reading lists for children depending on what they might be going through. There's also an A - Z list of book prescriptions for adults.

You might also find these Reading Tools for Children helpful.

If there are any other books that should be included here or subjects that should be covered, feel free to message us at

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Anxiety (Helping your child manage anxiety)

Anxiety (Helping your teenager manage anxiety) 



Being Brave




Celebrating Diwali (The Festival of Lights)

Child Development

Children's Book Recommendations Ages 9 - 13 years old


Creative Writing For Little Adults



Emotions (Learning and understanding emotions for toddlers)

Empowering your toddler



Historical Fiction (Middle Ages & Renaissance)

Historical Fiction (Colonial Times)



Inspiration for girls

Introducing your child to poetry


Pandemic Reading (Helping Your Child Navigate A Pandemic)


Recommended Books for 2 year olds

Recommended Books for 8 - 9 year olds

Recommended Books for 13 year olds





Toilet Training (Picture Books)


These Reading Tools for Children might be helpful too.


A big hello and thank you for reading! Passionate about literature, psychology, and life I launched Book Therapy as an alternative form of therapy using the power of literature. I create reading lists/personalised book prescriptions based on your individual needs, this is my signature personalised reading service. You can also check out Book Therapy’s other free reading lists and A- Z of book prescriptions (covering both fiction and non-fiction). These suggest books based on your existing life situation (e.g. anxiety, job change, relationship heartache) as well as interests (e.g memoir, historical fiction, non-fiction, crime etc). There’s also a Children’s A — Z of Book Prescriptions. Feel free to check out the blog for more literary gems. There’s also a post on my personal story of how I entered the world of bibliotherapy and book curation. And if you’d like to connect, email me at or

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