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Central Database of Children's Books - CBK
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The CBK, "Centraal Bestand Kinderboeken" (Central File for Children's Books) contains more than 390,000 descriptions of (mainly) Dutch-language children's books, magazines and cents prints, and around 72,000 descriptions of books and magazine articles about youth literature, present in the following institutions:

The National Library of the Netherlands supports the maintenance of the CBK and together with the collaborating institutes cares for further description of collections of children books, and cataloguing books and articles about youth literature.

The CBK is constantly being expanded.

For further inquiries, please contact the KB via this form.