Kids Reading Outdoor

About The Colourful Bookshelf

The Colourful Bookshelf is an initiative to support  published British kidlit authors and illustrators by providing a shopfront on and providing other useful resources for published creators on this website. 

We will promote books and authors, highlight new publications, deals and create resources for parents and teachers to use with young readers.

Read our blog to find out about how we got started.

At this time, this site and the bookshop curation is managed by Chitra Soundar, author and storyteller.

We are looking for volunteers from the British Kidlit Creators of Colour community to join our team. Find out more in our blog about volunteering opportunities. 

Let's build colourful bookshelves in every home and every classroom.


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