Reading to your little one before they can do so themselves is incredibly beneficial later in life, and a kids bookshelf or bookcase is the perfect place to keep their favourite tales until storytime.
While the books promote literacy skills and strong vocabulary, having a bookshelf close by gives youngsters a sense of responsibility and encourages them to pack away once the final page has been turned.
11 kids bookshelves for itty-bitty bookworms
To help you find the best kids bookcase or shelf for your eager reader, we’ve compiled this handy list of brands to get you started in your search. In no particular order, here are ten of our faves:
Featuring four pocket-style shelves this small yet sturdy bookshelf is the ideal height for little ones. Available in blue and pink hues, the tiered design allows tots to see all their books on display without climbing up onto any shelves.
Set at the perfect height for little hands to select their favourite fairy-tale, the compact Monti is great for ease of access and tidy storage. The cute cradle-like design is painted in a non-toxic white finish with a handy bottom shelf.
This modern set of two stunning see-through shelves is a statement piece you’ll be proud to hang. The wall mount design means it’s a great space saver and the clear frame showcases little people’s books like a contemporary art display.
Holding up to 300 books, this stunning solid bookcase is a 360-degree library for the home. Rotating on a Lazy Susan, three open shelves and bear-shaped dividers help keep books in place. There are even detachable boxes on each side for kids to store any bits and bobs.
This cute house-shaped double shelf is the perfect book display for young girls and boys. The carefully crafted round corners and anti-skid feet mean no nasty accidents, and the Scandi-style finish has us seriously swooning.
Made from New Zealand pine wood with sweet pastel accents, this kids bookshelf is pretty-as-a-picture. Providing three tiers of open storage for stories, toys and mementoes, tykes will love having somewhere cute and colourful to display their belongings with pride.
Designed and handcrafted by a husband and wife team on the Sunshine Coast, this wooden delight is a multi-tasking wonder. Part peg rail, part bookshelf, it’s incredibly practical and put together with the love and care to ensure it lasts for years to come.
Standing at a whopping 1.4meters tall, this friendly giant has lots of shelving space for their favourite stories and toys. Made from natural seagrass with metal reinforcement, mini animal lovers are sure to fall in love with this oh-so-special piece.
Wood You Buy
Available in a range of sizes and finishes, these floating bookshelves are a fab addition to the playroom or nursery. Handmade just outside of Sydney, the ledge-style shelving allows little readers (and parents!) to easily see and choose a book for storytime.
All 4 Kids
More than just a wooden dolls house, this charming little number has three tall tiers with plenty of room to store your little one’s storybooks.
Willow & Wood
Tall and skinny for the smallest of spaces, what this bookshelf lacks in bulk it makes up for in beauty. Handcrafted on the Gold Coast, there are four tiers of shelves for squirts to display their books and favourite objects.
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