Once upon a time, a short walk from platform 9¾ at Birmingham New Street, there existed a secret place called Peters, full of the best books in the land…

Every fairytale prince and princess has the ability to become a bookworm, and Peters are passionate about harnessing this ability by helping you choose the perfect books for your readers. Peters is the UK’s leading specialist children’s book and furniture supplier to nurseries, schools, academies and public libraries, and for over 80 years we have been helping teachers and librarians offer children access to the right books and inspiring spaces in which to enjoy reading. You can buy in person in our showroom, over the phone with our friendly team on 0121 666 6646, or online via schools.peters.co.uk.

Looking to buy in person? Step into the magical showroom at Peters and you’ll be transported to Wonderland, just like Alice! There are shelves upon shelves of over 40,000 individual fiction and non-fiction titles, from board books all the way up to teen and young adult fiction, ready for you to browse and buy. Relax in between book buying in our book-themed reading café, where you can enjoy tea and biscuits and lunch to help you decide which title to look for next. While you’re visiting our literary haven, you can also browse our furniture selection for libraries, classrooms and reception areas. Our on-site designers can also visit you in school and create a free, no-obligation CAD design to help you create the ideal reading area at your school. You can also buy furniture online via furniture.peters.co.uk.

Prefer to browse for new books online? Access exclusive discounts and special offers on our website, schools.peters.co.uk. Here, you’ll find levelling information, keywords and invaluable reviews from our expert children’s librarians, who read and review every book that comes through our doors! With their encyclopaedic knowledge of children’s books, why not try our bespoke selections service, where our librarians and curriculum specialists can pick the perfect books for your readers depending on your budget and requirements, from Allan Ahlberg to Benjamin Zephaniah.

Visit peters.co.uk to start your story. May your bookworms read happily ever after!