Next Page Books, Hitchin

Children's bookshop, specialising in neurodiversity Shop Now

Love books, passionate about diversity?

We are a small, independent children’s bookshop with BIG ideas. A partnership between a children’s publishing expert and a teacher/Senco. In a little bookshop in Hitchin, Herts. We stock children’s books from baby to young adult and everything in between. We also have a small but perfectly formed selection for grown-ups and we can order pretty much any book that’s currently in print.

We specialise in books that support and celebrate diversity in all its forms, and particularly neurodiversity. We search out books with characters who are autistic, have dyslexia or ADHD, are anxious about school, or who have difficulties with communication and much more! We work with individuals, families, schools and libraries to make sure you can find a book that speaks to you.

We make book recommendations, curate lists to support particular needs, celebrate events, for specific topics and to increase diversity. We will also have author events and more.


Regular storytimes.
Selection of stories for 2-6 year olds.
Diverse and inclusive stories.

In store events

Author visits, readings and signings.
Group visits from schools, scouting groups etc.
National theme weeks and local community events

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Work in partnership with schools
Curate diverse lists
Inclusive book fairs
Local school wishlists
Loyalty scheme benefits schools

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We offer a range of subscriptions from 3 months+
Age based, inclusive new books. Choice of fiction/non-fiction, hardback/paperback

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1 day ago

Next Page Books
Super pleased to have our #jubilee window all sorted ready for you ahead of the big celebration next week! As always, we’re happy to reserve items for you in store, or post out to those of you who don’t live in wonderful #hitchintown Enjoy the celebrations! We’ll be in the square next Saturday with all these titles as part of the jubilee celebrations with @ourhitchin ❤️🤍💙 #hitchinparents #hitchinmums #hitchindads #hitchinbusinesses ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Next Page Books
Thank you so much for the mention. We were super proud to play a part in such a wonderful day. What an author Tom Palmer!Thanks to Tom Palmer Next Page Books the HBS English department and our excellent Librarians who really drove this project forward. Tom’s visit today included book signings and writers workshops with year 7 & 8. Our Whole School Read, After the War, about the Windermere children who survived Auschwitz resonates with our students and has some clear parallels with refugees from modern Ukraine..🇺🇦It is a stunning book and we encourage all of our school community to read and enjoy it. Thanks for visiting us Tom and inspiring our young readers and writers! ... See MoreSee Less
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