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.

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Terms for Schools

We are pleased to offer schools an ‘Opening Order’ discount of 20% 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 15% 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: Schools15

When a school refers another school to The Kids' Bookshop, and that school places an order with us, they will of course, receive their opening order discount of 20%. The referring school will also receive a 20% discount on their next order. Please contact us at for entitlement using the subject heading School Referral and nominate the referred school.

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 15%, 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.

Our Services for Victorian Schools

Tailor-made Professional Development Sessions:

Why Not Ask us to Your Next Curriculum Day, staff or network meeting.

  • Reader Development and enhancing reader engagement.
  • Showcasing Australian Literature for the library and classroom
  • Activity-based literacy development
  • What’s New an enticing selection of new books for you and your readers
  • What’s new for grown up reading these holidays?

With every session we will endeavour to bring an author along to chat about their new and exciting book.

We don’t charge for this service but we do ask that there is a minimum spend on Books with TKBS.

Contact us here and chat to either Tegan or Jackie about your requirements.

 Book Fairs

 Why run your Book Fair with The Kids' Bookshop? 

  • Beautiful books at excellent prices
  • No non-book product
  • Carefully curated to suit the requirements of your school.
  • Consideration to including books that are diverse and of various price points

Your Book Fair pack includes:

Posters to promote the Fair time, date, venue

Posters to promote the books that will appear in the Fair

Checklist of school requirements in preparation for planning Book Fair

Digital Ad for School Newsletter

Planner and Schedule

Terms and Conditions including commission and payment in books.

All logistical details re delivery of books, set-up, pack up etc

Contact us here and chat to either Tegan or Jackie about your Book Fair requirements.


Professional Development events in partnership with SLAV (School Librarians' Association of Victoria) 

In 2018 we will be running professional development events in conjunction with SLAV. 

Stay tuned for further details and booking information. 


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.