In this children’s book store, you will find the most wonderful Dutch, English and other books for children ages 0 to 18. In this store in Utrecht, you will also find a surprisingly large number of Dick Bruna books in Japanese, Chinese, French, German, Turkish, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish and many other languages. Besides books, it also sells posters and postcards with children’s books themes, audiobooks with music and stuffed animals shaped like popular characters such as Kikker and Dikkie Dik. This store houses something for any audience. Baby books for the youngest, picture books, fairytales, but also a cabinet for those over 14.
The shop is small, but welcoming to all! Its location is ideal, in the centre of town, just outside the major shopping streets. So you can feel free to browse its many shelves looking for a book of your choice. Characteristic is the passion the staff feels for children’s books. Interesting detail: the employees have read every single book themselves. This is why they know every single book inside and out, and are able to give you the best and most sincere advice.
This children’s bookstore is colourfully and tastefully decorated by the famous architect Gerard van den Berg. Kinderboekwinkel van Utrecht is housed in a beautiful old city building. The arched basement often features presentations by authors and illustrators of children’s books.
The store is famous for its Harry Potter parties, held every time a new Harry Potter book is published. The Harry Potter fan club was founded here.