16 books you need to know about on world book day

If you've had your fill of J.K. Rowling, E.L. James and Stephenie Meyer over recent years, it might be time to expand your reading horizon. In honour of World Book Day 2016, make like Roald Dahl’s Matilda and dig your nose deep into a brand new novel...


We’ve rounded up a selection of books you really need to know about right now - with something for the foodie, the fashion addict, the interior designer and even the little ones, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be reading this year.

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Food & Interior Design 



5. Everything in its Place: Storage for Stylish Homes by Rebecca Winward

Clutter fiend? Consider this your go-to storage bible. 

While taking an aesthetics-friendly approach, Rebecca Winward demonstrates how to improve every single room in your house with sneaky (but still realistic) storage solutions.

£19.99, available at Fenwick Kingston



6. Little Leon Books

Londoners' favourite chain restaurant, Leon, has finally answered your cookbook prayers.

The Little Leon books outline how to create the 'naturally fast' restaurant food we have come to know and love; explore Breakfast & Brunch options, Sweet Treats, Lunchbox options and a whole host of Brownies, Bars & Muffins. 

£6.99 each, available at Fenwick Tunbridge Wells 



7. Decorating with Style by Abigail Ahern

Be confident with home decor and inject a little personality into your pad with these speedy tips and savvy tricks to transform your home.

Good taste is essential, but Abigail encourages embracing a touch of eccentricity, a splash of spontaneity and a generous helping of the unexpected. 

£18.99, available at Fenwick Tunbridge Wells 

8. Creative Walls by Geraldine James

Any wall is perfect for display, whatever its size, shape, or style. In this inspirational guide, Geraldine James show hows to display your valuables or quirkiest possessions to celebrate their uniqueness and your creativity. 

£19.99, available at Fenwick Kingston

9. Deliciously Ella - Every Day by Ella Woodward

Health Guru Ella Woodward - or Deliciously Ella as you probably know her - is back with her second book. Focused on fantastically appealing-yet-quick recipes for breakfasts, packed lunches and stress-free meals, be inspired by more than 100 simple yet irresistible plant-based, dairy-free, and gluten-free recipes. 

£20, available at Fenwick Kingston 


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14. The Tiger who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

This classic children's book has been keeping bedtimes entertaining since it was first published back in 1968. Written and illustrated by Judith Kerr, the book tells the story of Sophie, her mother and a tiger who just happens to interrupt their afternoon tea. 

£14.99,  available at Fenwick Brent Cross

15. MOG the Forgetful Cat by Judith Kerr

Another classic from Judith Kerr that has been re-worked into an interactive 3-D novel, complete with novelty flaps, pull tabs and beautiful pop-ups.  The book is perfect for ages 3-6 but is sure to please many generations.

£6.99, available at Fenwick Brent Cross 

16. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney

This baby book from Sam McBratney begins before baby is even born. This adorable keepsake book has space for pictures, notes and milestones of your child's early years. Perfect to look back on in years to come!

£8.99, available at Fenwick Brent Cross 

By Lizi Woolgar