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Books in many languages | About the Children's Library | Birmingham City Council

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Books in many languages

We offer books for children written in 50 different languages, most of which are available as dual language picture books. We are always looking to expand the range of children's books available in languages other than English. If the language or dialect you are looking for does not appear on this list, please let us know and we will endeavour to source items for you.

A Afrikaans, Albanian*, Arabic*
B Bengali*, British Sign Language*
C Catalan, Chinese*, Croatian*, Czech*
D Danish, Dutch
F Farsi*, French*
G Gaelic, German*, Greek*, Gujarati*
H Hindi*, Hungarian*, Haitian-Creole*
I Italian*
J Japanese*
K Kannada*, Korean*, Kurdish*
L Latvian, Lithuanian*
M Malayal, Marathi*
N Nepali*
P Polish*, Portuguese*, Punjabi*
R Romanian*, Russian*
S Serbo-Croatian*, Shona*, Somali*, Spanish*, Swahili*, Swedish
T Tagalog*, Tamil*, Telugu*, Turkish*, Twi*
U Urdu*
V Vietnamese*
Y Yoruba*

* Dual language picture books available