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European Languages Bookshop

ESBLOGOstrapEuropean Schoolbooks Ltd is the UK’s leading supplier of European books and resources for schools.  In London it runs The European Bookshop at 123 Gloucester Road, South Kensington SW7 4TE.  Schools everywhere can browse and order online at and

Among the items available are:

  • European translations of children’s books such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, as well as titles by bestselling authors such as Roald Dahl, Patrick Ness and David Walliams.
  • European Fiction for all ages including picture books, easy readers, parallel texts, abridged and unabridged classics, and popular contemporary fiction.
  • Photocopiable materials and games.
  • ELI magazines at different levels in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Latin and English, as well as periodicals such as Le Monde, Der Spiegel and El Pais.
  • European non-fiction such as songbooks, course books, grammars, dictionaries, biography and history.
  • Catherine Cheater Schemes of Work for non-specialist teachers of French, Spanish and Italian, compete with lesson plans, supporting books and audio materials.

European Schoolbooks’ staff includes both language graduates and native speakers of French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian who are available to advise you on the most suitable materials for your school and library.  Check out the website for all the services they provide!

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