Tidy Books! The best selling kids bookcase that gets kids reading, and that parents love!

This is from Géraldine, who’s a mum and I started Tidy Books when I created the first Tidy Books children’s bookcase for my daughter in 2004. I spotted a gap in the market and so I set up my kid’s bookcase company from my violin workshop with a £500 investment.

It’s become a design classic and it’s changed how we present books to kids at home. Ever since, I’ve been designing book shelves, wooden wall bookcases and storage boxes for kids which foster their sense of independence, because… Kids Know Best!

When you choose Tidy Books, you’re guaranteed an original design. My designs are simple, classic and built to last, and you’ll have an iconic piece of kid’s furniture to pass on through the family. Every product is finished by hand, making each one unique. My original, handmade designs are very different from what you’d find at the larger stores.

All Tidy Books designs are made in sustainable wood and finished in eco-friendly water lacquer.

Parents tell us how much their children enjoy using their Tidy Books independently, whether it’s to explore books, organise small toys or keep books next to them in the top bunk bed. I’m proud that my designs have helped thousands of kids discover the world for themselves. Because KIDS KNOW BEST!

Tidy Books endorsements:

  • Award Winning: Mother and Baby Silver Award, Right Start Gold Award, The Dadsnet Gold Award, Loved by Parents Platinum Award
  • As seen in: CBeebies, Homeland (series 6), The Guardian, Ideal Home
  • Loved by influencers and Instagrammers
  • Tidy Books is in partnership with reading charity Coram Beanstalk and we donate with every sale in our online store to help get more kids reading.

Tidy Books! The best selling kids bookcase that gets kids reading, and that parents love!

Our bestselling range of original award winning bookcases and storage for children are loved by parents and children worldwide. Designed by a mum, Tidy Books’ storage and shelves create a space for children to choose their own books, tidy their own toys, and foster their love of reading and sense of independence, because Kids Know Best!

Original designs. The Tidy Books design is the original front facing bookcase for the home.
Eco-friendly production with sustainable wood and safe, non toxic water lacquer
Sturdy, built to last and can be passed on through the family
A design classic. Space saving and stylish storage designs
Excellent customer service, 5 star reviews and lots of happy customers.


Design classic. As seen on TV; Cbeebies and Homeland
A multi award winning kid’s storage design brand
Our original designs encourage kids to read, and keep them away from screens!
Established in London in 2004
Sold around the world
Our design philosophy: to foster children’s sense of independence
Eco friendly production
Flat pack for easy delivery to customers
Excellent, personal customer service

  • Tidy Books Children’s Bookcase in plain, alphabet or personalised
  • Tidy Books Box – Children’s portable book box with a clock, plain or personalised
  • Tidy Books Bunk Bed Buddy– bedside wall shelf, plain or personalised
  • Tidy Books Forget Me Not – Children’s notice board with whiteboard, shelf and pegs
  • Tidy Books Sorting Box – Toy Storage Boxes with organisers, designed for small toys like Lego

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