Literature and human rights
What do novels, poems and picture books have to do with our human rights? Easy - reading fiction develops our empathy and social understanding.
Writers and illustrators on human rights
Read our stories and rights blog for the latest on our publications and literary initiatives.
Poems That Make Grown Men Cry
We've worked with authors Anthony and Ben Holden to create this anthology of poems to test your emotions.
Whether you want to shop in store or buy online, you'll find a wide range of fascinating and unique second hand books in our seven bookshops and on Abe books.
Our little book of human rights
A small booklet full of great ideas, produced by Amnesty and Waterstones. A star cast illustrates each of our human rights, with an introduction by AL Kennedy.
The UDHR in pictures
This gallery shows some of the beautiful pages that make up our illustrated guide to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, We Are All Born Free.
Looking for a good read? From short stories to poetry, for adults and children, you'll find the best of human rights reads here. Browse our online store.
Books for adults
Looking for a good read? From short stories to anthologies of poetry via the best in human rights novels, browse our online store and find just what you're after.
We believe that children's books are important in developing values that underpin our human rights. And it turns out the psychologists agree with us.