The Kids' Bookshop assists Schools Australia wide.


The Kids' Bookshop - Team

Our team are experts in the field of children's literature and understand you will have a range of readers to look after.  As qualified teachers and librarians, we all read a diverse range of children’s books to enable a high level of familiarity when recommending books to you and your staff.  We are ready to assist with the provision of books for the classroom, the library, wide reading programmes, literature circles, awards and prizes.

Terms for Schools

We are pleased to offer schools an ‘Opening Order’ discount of 15% off the total order value of your opening order.  The discount will apply when you put  OpeningOrder  into the coupon code box at check out. This coupon code is valid for one time only per school.*

The Kids' Bookshop offers a standard 10% discount on all orders to schools thereafter, with free delivery on all orders over $100.00. This discount will apply to school orders when the following code is entered into the coupon code box at check out: Schools10

Don't have a credit card facility for payment?

We can make it easy for you. Firstly register on our site with your direct contact information. Next, fill your cart with your selection of titles, then either email us at or call us on 03 5472 3637 and just let us know you would prefer to be invoiced. We will subsequently apply your opening order discount, or general Schools discount of 10%, then email you an invoice generated from your online cart. 

All school orders must be registered to a school or teacher on behalf of a school. The shipping address must be a school address.

Monthly New Release Boxes

For schools in metropolitan Melbourne and North Central Victoria, we offer a Monthly New Release Box  delivery service. This service is a tailor-made box of new books for you to review for purchase. Simply select the books you'd like to keep and we will collect the books you don't require from you. An invoice is emailed to you with payment due by the end of the month.

Schools in all other areas of Australia can opt for a Monthly New Release Box - a selection of new books tailored specifically for your school given information supplied by you about your requirements including budget. Please note that these books are unable to be returned.

Contact Erin, Jackie or Tegan to discuss your requirements:

The Australian Curriculum

We have included relevant literature categories for the Australian Curriculum in our search area. They include:




Cultural Diversity



You can refine that search further to find books for appropriate age, gender, format and price. The team can also assist you to find suitable classroom novels that meet the needs of the Australian Curriculum, the Premier’s Reading Challenge and Queensland Curriculum reading lists as well as books for reluctant and enthusiastic readers. If there are insufficient search categories or particular books you are looking for, please contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

The team can be contacted directly at: or Phone: 03 5472 3637

Shipping and Returns

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions and FAQs for information regarding shipping and returns etc.

Teacher Resource Material

Our Teacher Resources page offers links to activities to support using novels and texts in the classroom.

You might also find the link to our CLASSROOM NOVELS useful - simply filter by the age of your readers.

*this code only applicable for opening orders.