Books for libraries

Peters is the UK’s leading specialist supplier of children’s books to libraries. We pride ourselves on our expertise, range of stock, unique evaluations and breadth of data available to our customers. We can help to make book selection an easy process.

Specialist knowledge

We pride ourselves on our expertise, and employ a team of experienced children’s librarians, curriculum specialists, and knowledgeable buyers and showroom staff. This means that when it comes to breadth of range and supplier selection, our service is second to none.

Reviews and evaluations

Our librarians read and review every new title we take into stock, adding up to around 10,000 titles a year. Their subsequent reviews and keyword classification enable our customers to make informed decisions when ordering online.

Range of stock

Our unique showroom is the largest of its kind in the UK. It has the widest range of new and backlist children’s and teenage titles in the country, all displayed within library categories. Our online ordering system shows current, backlist and pre-publication books with cover images, scanned sample pages and a librarian’s evaluation.

Data at your fingertips

Our online ordering system displays jacket images and sample spreads plus rich, comprehensive bibliographic records, all completely searchable.

Ordering can be multi-branch or single site, and all orders include electronic supply of free bibliographic data to all library management systems.


We believe reading should be supported in every format, so whether a child prefers page or screen, we can help you find the right eBooks to suit your requirements.

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