Our newest children’s specialist Kay Proos, formerly of Shearers and Gleebooks has joined Mandy, Reem and Ayesha in our kids’ department to build on the already excellent service offered at Better Read Kids with a quick, reliable and enthusiastic full-time service to schools. 

Come in and meet the team, make the most of their experience and browse our extensive and ever-changing kid’s selection. You will be made very welcome.

Better Read Kids is NSW Government Department of Education LMBR compliant and offers;

- Title research 
- Orders 
- Quotes 
- Class set orders — extra discounts apply
- Approval box service — browse a box of new releases, specially chosen for your school, free drop off and collection of boxes included
- Special offers and order forms e.g. the CBCA shortlist, Simultaneous Reading Challenge, and many more
- School prizes
- One-off delivery charge of $9.95 applies per order — if your order has to be sent in more than one shipment you will still only pay this charge once.
- Fully staffed Book Fairs — for sales to students or donation to the library — both are available and will earn your school a commission to spend with us
- Selections on approval for you to run your own book fair – on approval and either discounted or earning your school credit to spend with us
- Author visits to schools — we work with publishers to source available authors 
- Writing competitions — inspire your students to get creative and possibly become published writers
- Teacher/Librarian evenings in-store — once a term, come and meet the team and a visiting author
- School visits and presentations to student and teachers
- Talks to parents dealing with reluctant readers


Questions, comments, requests? Feel free to reach out. We’d love to hear from you.

Better Read Kids

02 9557 8700

265 King St
Newtown NSW

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