Book of the Month May

Edited by Katherine Rundell, with contributions from more than 100 children’s writers and illustrators

This extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from some of our best children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon and Jacqueline Wilson to name but a few!

This lovely book, aims to inspire and entertain children and their families during lockdown and is completely free to download here

Dedicated to everyone currently working in hospitals, The Book of Hopes is currently available to read online only. However, Bloomsbury intends to publish a gift book based on the project in the autumn in support of NHS Charities Together. You can visit @KidsBloomsbury for further updates on this.