Welcome to Children’s Book World!

Children’s Book World is an independent, full-service children’s bookstore featuring a comprehensive inventory, knowledgeable staff, and exciting events. Children’s Book World opened its doors for the first time in July, 1989—and now, over twenty-five years later, we’re going strong!

The highly anticipated new book, Shout, from Laurie Halse Anderson, is now available for pre-order here. Join us at the Haverford Rec Center on November 7 for “Jarrett Krosoczka in conversation with Laurie Halse Anderson.” Find out more.

The Spy with the Red Balloon
If you would like to pre-order a copy of Katherine Locke’s new book The Spy with the Red Balloon, please click here. All books will be personalized the evening of Katherine’s Launch Party, October 4, and shipped October 5.
Black Wings Beating
If you would like to pre-order a copy of Alex London’s new book, Black Wings Beating, please click here. The first 150 people to order the book will get an enamel pin!