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Best Bookcases for Children’s Rooms


Thinking about a bookcase as a stylish storage option and to tidy up that room?

A bookcase is no longer just a practical piece of furniture.  As well as creating storage bookcases can really make a statement in a room.  Some of the most stylish we have seen include really chic bookcases shaped like a tree!  We absolutely love them.

Bookcase by Cuckooland

And if you don’t have the budget for the top of the range options we have some fantastic book case bargains to showcase too.

Read on for our pick of the best bookcases around for kids rooms.

Top 7 Bookcases for Kids Rooms 2024

#1 -Mathy by Bols Childrens Tree Bookcase in Sam Design

Ideal for: Nature Lovers

Stunning tree bookcase that comes in a wide range of colours to compliment any interior colour scheme.

These high quality storage solutions are made to order in Belgium so please allow time for this item to be made and shipped to the UK.

Finished size Approx 19.2 × 19.2 inches.

What makes this tree bookcase a top pick?

  • Available in 26 brilliant colours of your choice
  • A touch of fun and practicality at the same time
  • Made from 18mm thick MDF with lacquered finish
  • Handmade

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#2 – Fantasy Fields Sunny Safari Wooden Bookcase

Ideal for: Nurseries and Toddler bedrooms

Safari Blue Bookcase

Gorgeous blue bookcase by Teamson, perfect for picking up those story books and magazines off the floor and keeping everything tidy.

The safari colour scheme would look great in a bedroom or a playroom or even in the corner of a living room to keep things in order.  It’s really colourful which keeps things interesting for children and as well as this sky blue design there is also a pink version which is just as cute.

Magazine racks look effortless in a kids room and the 3 different height compartments are perfect for storing books of different sizes.  It also makes it easy to see and choose a book.

Why will your child love this one?

  • The bookshelf is trapezoidal, with three different height compartments
  • Freestanding
  • Perfect size for toddlers aged 1-3: 47 x 29.5 x 47.6 centimetres
  • Wipe clean making them perfect for kids rooms and playrooms

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#3 – Fun Pink Bookcase with Storage Boxes

Ideal for: Little Girls Rooms

Get two storage solutions in one with this dreamy book shelf unit with two storage boxes at the bottom!

Make tidying up fun with this gorgeous book case with bunny rabbits and animal print storage boxes.  Pink adds a cute girly touch to any bedroom.

Pack includes three sheets, two unicorns and a sheet with a rainbow, clouds, hearts and stars.  Rainbow decals for children’s rooms have become really popular in recent years.

Two in one bookcase and storage boxes!

Why the storage box bookcase is the one for you

  • Sturdy Construction
  • Keeps room orderly in a fun way
  • Open bookshelf structure means books can be displayed easily.
  • Choice of colours available
  • Find out more at Amazon UK

#4 -Little Chatsworth Bookcase

Ideal for: Super stylish kids rooms

Classic Bookcase

For a luxury book case look no further than the Little Chatsworth Bookcase which comes in a choice of modern colour options. This gorgeous book shelf will not only help clear messy rooms but will add a touch of elegance and class.

It’s also a shelving unit that will grow with your child and look just as good in an older child’s room than in a toddler bedroom.  A great place to store their favourite stories, films and even school books in the future.

The company have chamfered the sides on the front of the bookcase to avoid children banging into sharp corners.

Why you should go with the Chatsworth

  • Classic and elegant
  • Choice of contemporary colours such as Lime White, Pavilion Grey and Hague Blue
  • Great size H113cm x D35cm x W85cm
  • Also available in a slim version

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#5 – Louane Kids Small Tree Bookcase

Ideal for: Making a Statement

Bring the outdoor indoors with the Loane Small Kids Bookcase.   Perfect for books, toys and treasures.

Available in 26 different colours you can make it fit your child’s bedroom theme and why not add a few nature themed wall stickers around such as birds to create the look.

Made from 18mm thick MDF with lacquered finish this is a great quality piece of furniture.  It’s unique appearance is sure to delight your little one and they will be the envy of all of their friends.

Best Bits…

  • Perfect size for kids rooms (l) 122cm x (w) 55cm x (h) 182cm
  • Unique design in vast colour choice
  • Bring the outdoors indoors
  • Stylish lacquered finish

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#6 – 4Tier Kids Storage Wooden Sling Bookshelf

Ideal for: Colourful rooms

Bright and Colourful

kids love colour and this gorgeous sling style bookcase is sure to appeal and draw their interest.

With 4 tiers there is plenty of room for storing a range of books and comics, and it’s easy to display them so they can get to their favourites easily.  Make light work if tidying any room or nursery.

Why this kids bookcase is so cool…

  • Bright colours – also available in plainer styles
  • Easy to assemble
  • Fabric pockets perfect for little kids
  • Coloured design attracts kids and makes them interested in reading

Brighten up your world with this book shelf at Amazon

In conclusion…

…with an enormous choice of children’s bookcases around it can be difficult to choose.  Look at things like whether they are flat packed or ready assembled, free standing or not.  Do you want colourful or classic? Depending on your needs this could narrow your options.

You will also find that prices vary a lot so if it’s just something cheap and cheerful you need to see you through the toddler years then you don’t have to spend too much!  But if you get a quality bookshelf like the Chatsworth this will stand you in good stead for years to come to store all of their books and treasures.

Enjoy choosing your bookcase and your new tidier more organised room!

References and other links

Short on space?  Check out this awesome idea of building a bookshelf into a door!

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I'm Crisi and love everything about home decor. Kids bedrooms are one of my niche interests - I love looking into designs and inspirations for cool kids rooms. There are so many amazing new products around to suit spaces large and small!