Best Bookstores for Kids in Toronto

Let their imaginations roam with a book-buying trip together to one of these well-stocked shops. For babies and beyond, we’ve rounded up the best bookstores your family will love in Toronto.

Mabel’s Fables

Toronto’s oldest bookstores for kids has an unbeatable selection, plus regular storytimes and workshops.
662 Mt. Pleasant Road, Toronto, (416) 322-0438

Ella Minnow Children’s Bookstore

This cute Beaches bookshop also has a good toy selection, hosts birthday parties, and has a Dufflet’s café next door with the best popsicles and chocolate cake.
1915 Queen Street East, Toronto, (416) 698-2665 

20080116_bookcityBook City

Not specifically for kids (meaning you can pick up a great read too), this local chain has a fantastic selection of kids’ books for every age.
Locations across Toronto 

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Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter is a writer and editor, living in Toronto. She loves baking apple crisps and fruit pies, napping on a blanket at the beach, running on the shore, and camping out in the living room for fried chicken picnics.

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