A World Of Imagination At These Children’s Bookshops


Joburg is home to many bookstores, perfect for children to lose themselves in a world of imagination. Take a look at these children’s bookshops.

Children's Bookshops

Skoobs Theatre Of Books

Skoobs is a magical world of books. Positioned in the heart of Montecasino, this bookstore offers enough literature to satisfy any book worm. This treasure trove offers not only a theatre of books but a coffee shop to keep moms and dads busy while the kids explore the amazing land of stories. This bookstore is a definite must-visit for kids and adults alike.

Kids'Book Spots

Bridge Books

Bridge Books is filled with fictional stories about Africa. Offering books for kids and adults, you won’t be disappointed. Stocking both new and second-hand books, this store has books for any budget. Bridge Books also hosts events, such as writing workshops to motivate and encourage readers and writers. Bridge Books also offers a coffee shop, so you can enjoy a drink while your little one goes on an African adventure

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Readers Warehouse

Readers Warehouse is a little heaven for all the little ones, and parents too. They have an array of children’s books, from old tales to the latest mystical stories. Their wide selection of genres is great for the little ones to explore and includes everything from educational books to fairy-tales. Readers Warehouse has a few stores around the city, so check them out to find your nearest branch.

Readers Warehouse

Tales & Fables

Tales & Fables offers a wide range of new children’s books that teach and inspire creative minds, as well as challenge your child’s thinking. Based in a community-driven suburb, the owners, a husband and wife team, have worked hard to ensure that the environment is perfect for all the little bookworms. This bookshop is highly recommended by the regulars. Don’t worry, there’s also a load of amazing reads for the parents, too.

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Bargain Books

Bargain Books is one of the best bookshops around, crowned SA Bookseller of the Year 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018. This store is definitely a book haven. Bargain Books has a wide range of offerings, including exclusive picks for both you and the little ones. Break away into a world of books! Bargain Books has several branches scattered across Joburg, so there’s no excuse not to visit.

Kids'Book Spots

Exclusive Books

Exclusive Books is one of the first stores that comes to mind when looking for books. Offering a kids area with bean bags, tables and shaped seating, this is a must for any book lover. Their range of books is huge with a wide variety of genres, including fairy-tales, fantasy and non-fiction, among others. The Hyde Park branch is one of our favourites and offers a world of fantasy.

Kids'Book Spots

The Crazy Store

The Crazy Store is known for having loads of amazing trinkets, knickknacks and toys for kids. But did you know that they also stock books for kids? The Crazy Store has books in both English and Afrikaans and their books range from foundation phase books to helpful learning guides. So, bring along your children the next time you pop by The Crazy Store.

Children's Bookshops

Do you know of any other children’s bookstores in Joburg? Let us know about them in the comments section below!

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