Where to Find Kid-Friendly Books and Magazines in SG
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Where to Find Child-Friendly Books and Magazines in Singapore

As a parent of little kids living in a world where everything is digital, you’ve probably looked for ways to incorporate offline activities into your child’s playtime. For younger children, books are a great option to reduce their screen time, while stimulating their imagination and curiosity through pictures, short stories, and illustrations.

If you want to raise a reader, take your kids on an adventuresome journey as we list some stores that offer child-friendly books and magazines in Singapore.

Young Scientists Reader

Young Scientists Reader
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If your kids are natural-born scientists who love to ask questions and do random experiments at home, then you should definitely check out Young Scientists Reader’s child-friendly magazines and titles.

Its products are designed to teach science through engaging comic-based magazines with stories and topics that will capture the attention of the younger generation. Each title is categorised into different levels: Level 1 is the introduction to science for Pri1 to Pri2; Level 2 is for lower block science for Pri3 to Pri4; Level 3 is for upper block science for Pri5 to Pri6; and Level 4 is for lower sec science (EA/NA) for students graduating Pri6 to Sec2.

Some of its popular magazine titles are “The Tasmanian Devil,” “The Aba Aba Knife Fish,” “A Toucan and Its Big Beak,” and “City of the Future”. For a complete hands-on experiment with Young Scientists Reader, you can purchase its bundle subscription 2022 collector’s set here.

Location: 21 Bukit Batok Cres

Booktique

Booktique
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Known as the first-ever book retail company for writers in the Lion City, Booktique opened its doors to book lovers in 2013. Since 2017, the book store has been conducting book fairs and order catalogues online including child-friendly books in Singapore.

Some of its best-selling picture books are “Just Being Dali,” “Mina’s Magic Malong,” “Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading,” “The Boy and the Book,” and many more.

Get the latest updates from Booktique’s bookselling journey here.

Location: CityLink Mall, #B1-17A, 1 Raffles Link

Books Kinokuniya

Books Kinokuniya
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Kinokuniya Singapore’s main store occupies a retail space of 38,000 square feet that houses more than 500,000 book titles and magazines in different languages such as English, Japanese, and Chinese. For avid readers and book collectors, we recommend you to avail of the Kinokuniya Privilege Card membership programme to enjoy various discounts thru online purchases.

Included in its thousands of book collections are child-friendly titles such as “Cat Kid Comic Club,” “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,”13 Things Strong Kids Do,” and “The Smartest Kid in the Universe,” to name a few. 

Click here if you are ready to add something more exciting to your reading collection from Books Kinokuniya.

Location: 391 Orchard Road 04 - 20 / 20A / 20B / 20C / 21 Takashimaya S.C., Ngee Ann City

Woods in the Books

Woods in the Books
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Established in 2009, Woods in the Books specialises in child-friendly picture and illustrated books in Singapore. Parents can shop among its book offerings such as reading gifts, sunbeams surprise collection sets, homegrown stories, and bundle deals.

If you’re looking for a rewarding yet easy to find present for a toddler, the sunbeams surprise pack is the perfect gift! It includes specially curated items where you can choose among books, a storybook or an interactive activity book, or a book with a small toy.

You can check out the store's freshly picked items here.

Location: 3 Yong Siak Street

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