Hunting for a good book for the kiddos? Check out these bookstores for everything from picture books to coming-of-age teen lit...
We know a thing or two about high-energy kiddos, and we’re well on top of ideas for tiring the little treasures out at trampoline parks, exploring the best scooting spots in Singapore, and scheduling awesome workshops to take together. But how do we bring them back down from the ceiling for some quiet time? Reading! We’ve found the best children’s bookstores in Singapore: perfect for when you fancy curling up with a great classic children’s story or colourful toddler book to restore peace and harmony!
Woods in the Books
Warning: step into Woods in the Books at your own peril. This cute bookshop will lure you in for hours with its jam-packed shelves of colourful reads for kiddos of all ages. Keep an eye out for regular ‘meet-the-author’ events and storytelling on Sundays too.
No. 3 Yong Siak St, Singapore 168642; woodsinthebooks.sg
My Imagination Kingdom
Little kids, big imaginations, cosy corners for reading aloud and, of course, tons of books are the name of the game over at My Imagination Kingdom.
One KM, 11 Tanjong Katong Rd, #03-15, Singapore 437157; myimaginationkingdom.com
My Greatest Child
My Greatest Child carries over 1000 titles from around the globe: enough reading fodder for the most ardent of bookworms!
Locations at City Square Mall, Nex, Plaza Singapore, SingPost Centre and Woodlands; facebook.com/mygreatestchild
There’s a shiny new bookstore that has got us all excited for reading time. You won’t find a massive range at The Moon but what it lacks in books it makes up for in an awesome space. Pop by for a cup of coffee or a storytelling sesh at the second floor loft. With swings, tables and comfy couches galore, we guarantee you’ll never want to leave.
37 Mosque St, Singapore 059515; themoon.com.sg
Ahoy there book fans! If you’re doing a spot of shopping on Orchard Road, appease the kiddos with a trip to Books Ahoy! The store is packed floor-to-ceiling with beautiful books: our idea of heaven! This is also the place to head for some seriously cool colouring book options.
Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Rd, 02-03, Singapore 238884; facebook.com/hellobooksahoy
Littered with Books
Littered with Books (pictured top) has a location and the perfect book for readers of all ages. It stocks an impressive array of children’s books (all specially chosen by the store) and plenty of recommended reads for adults! Make a family day out of it to stock up on reading fodder for all.
20 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089486; facebook.com/lwbsg
Maha Yu Yi
If you’re looking to expand your little one’s linguistic repertoire, Maha Yu Yi boasts the largest stock of Mandarin picture books in Singapore. You’ll be able to pop over to pick up your faves in Mandarin, bilingual translations and even a guide book or two (to help you along). And when you’re done you can explore the rest of Bras Basah Complex for more great finds.
Bras Basah Complex, 231 Bain St, #03-07/#03-11, Singapore 180231; yuyi.com.sg
Top image credit to Littered with Books
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