Experts in the field of children’s literature for over 30 years

We are committed to giving teachers the friendliest and most helpful service when choosing children’s books.

Meet our experts, we’re always here to help
With over 40 years of experience between them, Madeleine Lindley’s two directors are perfectly placed to help you with any questions you have regarding books for schools and resources for teachers. Fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Or pop into our beautiful Book Centre where we’ll be delighted to assist you.

Amelia Clayton


Amelia was born to be a book-seller. From advising schools on what books they need, to hosting children’s authors both established and up and coming, she enjoys the varied challenges of running Madeleine Lindley.

Rachelle Carter


Book-selling is in Rachelle’s blood and she loves to read the titles that come into Madeleine Lindley and being surrounded by all the toys and puppets in the Book Centre. Meeting with publishers and customers, looking after their team of 26 staff – no two days are the same, and Rachelle is proud to help uphold their reputation for first class service.

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