Schools Information

*All the books in our literacy list are now on sale at 15% off*

The Book Nook working with your school

The Book Nook team are dedicated to children’s books and have a wealth of experience behind them from publishing and teaching. Providing continuous support to numerous schools and working closely with literacy advisers, they are known for their reputation of providing a skilled, knowledgeable and reliable service for schools and libraries providing books for all needs.

Ordering and Discounts:

The Book Nook can order any books or spoken word CDs currently in print and offer friendly and informed advice. As a local business, we also offer school discounts. Please contact us by email:

Book covers can be included for a small extra charge. It should only take up to 10 working days for your order to be processed and delivered. If your order is urgent we will deliver it within 3 days, subject to availability.

We also offer the following services to schools:

As we work closely with all of the major publishers in the country, we have the resources and time to research into different publications. We are constantly updated with forthcoming releases and are able to offer schools the following service, the majority of which are FREE:

BOOK BOXES for any topic for you to review!

Just send us your topics and year group and we will put together suggested book boxes to help you devise your own creative curriculum. We can also bring along and drop off books for INSET days or staff meetings for you to browse through. Recent collated book boxes include Beside the Seaside, Earth and Space, Quality Texts, Victorian Britain, Vikings in Britain, Crime and Punishment, Stone Age to Iron Age and Knights and Castles

FREE Specialist Advice for Libraries.

We can work with you to create a library from scratch or can offer advice on replenishing stock.

Author visits – a wonderful way to encourage children to read.

We have organised and planned many author visits, many of which have been publicised in local newspapers, including Rick Riordan (author of the Percy Jackson series), Liz Pichon (author of the Tom Gates series), Chris Bradford (author of The Young Samurai series), Steven Lenton (illustrator of the Nothing to See Here Hotel series) Chris Riddell and Paul Stewart (The Edge Chronicles), Emily Gravett, Lauren ChildCressida CowellJeremy Strong and Simon Bartram (Man on the Moon). Please contact us to discuss how we can work together to organise author visits for your school.

Top tips on how to illustrate characters from Steven Lenton during a school visit.

Book fairs – we run it, offer a wide range of books and 15% of sales in books to your school!

To help promote reading at home we can hold one of our popular book fairs. We will spend the day with you and your children talking about books and encouraging a love of reading. We offer a wide selection of books and can also reflect your current curriculum. If you are holding a book week or just want a general stall we can organise this for you. 15% of any sales will be donated to the school in books of your choice.

FREE Reviews keeping your school informed of new literature

To ensure your staff is aware of the latest book releases which can be used as new resources for curriculum topics, we can present highlights at staff meetings and INSET days – please discuss this with either Julie or Vanessa to book a date.

Literacy Listbooks chosen for excellent literacy value

These books are specially curated for classroom use. Each book comes highly recommended for its literacy value. All the books from our literacy list are available at 15% off.

What schools are saying

Thank you so much for the brilliant selection of books you sent to us! The staff had a brilliant morning looking through them and choosing some next texts for our planning next year.

Many thanks for your Super service!