This list of classic kids books with strong female characters have inspired and delighted generations of readers. And no doubt for many generations to come.  The characters depicted (both girls and women) are feisty, daring, clever, creative, thoughtful, opinionated and insightful. All the things we value and encourage in our own children. So enjoy this selection of classic kids books with strong female characters.

This list of classic kids books with strong female characters have inspired and delighted generations of readers. And no doubt for many generations to come. The characters depicted (both girls and women) are feisty, daring, clever, creative, thoughtful, opinionated and insightful. All the things we value and encourage in our own children. So enjoy this selection of classic kids books with strong female characters.

The strong female characters depicted in these modern day classic kids books for ages 9-12 are all smart, independent and brave. Making them great role models for your kids - both girls… and boys.

The strong female characters depicted in these modern day classic kids books for ages 9-12 are all smart, independent and brave. Making them great role models for your kids - both girls… and boys.

Humorous books for young readers - age 9-12 yrs.

Humorous books for young readers - age 9-12 yrs.

Conservation kids - This selection features both fiction and non-fiction titles that deal with conservation, nature and empathy for other beings, landscapes, and seascapes.

Conservation kids - This selection features both fiction and non-fiction titles that deal with conservation, nature and empathy for other beings, landscapes, and seascapes.

We’ve scoured the book universe to come up with the 15 best Kids Books for reluctant readers for ages 9-12.

We’ve scoured the book universe to come up with the 15 best Kids Books for reluctant readers for ages 9-12.

Books tackling adversity – age 9-12 yrs.

Books tackling adversity – age 9-12 yrs.


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Is there a little girl in your life who is crazy about princesses? Are you sick of reading about insipid princesses who wait around for their prince to come? Then this list is for you. Here’s our selection of the Top 10 best princess books… the princesses who truly rock!

Is there a little girl in your life who is crazy about princesses? Are you sick of reading about insipid princesses who wait around for their prince to come? Then this list is for you. Here’s our selection of the Top 10 best princess books… the princesses who truly rock!

This list of classic YA novels – some of which you may not be familiar with -  has stood the test of time. Better still, the book characters provide wonderful – and all too real – role models for young adults. This is our list of the classic Young Adult fiction with strong female characters.

This list of classic YA novels – some of which you may not be familiar with - has stood the test of time. Better still, the book characters provide wonderful – and all too real – role models for young adults. This is our list of the classic Young Adult fiction with strong female characters.

“All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.” A true literary heroine- Roald Dahl's Matilda. Illustration by Quentin Blake.

“All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.” A true literary heroine- Roald Dahl's Matilda. Illustration by Quentin Blake.

There’s few things more satisfying than reading books to your daughter or son that were read to you when you were their age. Better still, the books that defied and challenged gender stereotypes. This selection of classic kids books with strong female characters features some of the most loved and influential female protagonists for children age 3-5.

There’s few things more satisfying than reading books to your daughter or son that were read to you when you were their age. Better still, the books that defied and challenged gender stereotypes. This selection of classic kids books with strong female characters features some of the most loved and influential female protagonists for children age 3-5.

We all know that girls can do anything they put their minds to. These biographies – of great female role models – make wonderful and inspiring reading for six to eight year olds. Better still, the stories are all true!

We all know that girls can do anything they put their minds to. These biographies – of great female role models – make wonderful and inspiring reading for six to eight year olds. Better still, the stories are all true!

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once upon a time... This would be cute vinyl lettering next to or above a bookshelf with castle-themed books and fairytales.

once upon a time... This would be cute vinyl lettering next to or above a bookshelf with castle-themed books and fairytales.

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