Please note that the pandemic is continuing to impact many of our publishers and distributors who are experiencing delays with delivery and this may affect our normal supply times. We will continue to dispatch your books as soon as they are available. If you’d like further information please email us at Many thanks for your patience and understanding.

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Book jackets, colour bands and date labels

Book jackets

Purchase transparent book jackets for your existing book stock using our free, easy-to-use sizing guide. We haven’t got any confusing product names; just order from us by quoting a number and colour reference for your chosen jackets as shown on the guide. The jackets that you will receive are the same ones that we apply to protect books in both schools and public libraries. They are made here in the UK by our chosen partner – the largest manufacturer of jackets for books in the UK public library system.

Request your free sizing guide today by emailing


Book jacket pricing:

Yellow (170mm to 230mm) 40p each
Yellow (232mm to 320mm) 80p each
Green and blue (longer widths, 170mm to 280mm) £1.20 each
Red (to fit hardbacks with dust jackets)  40p each
There is a minimum order value of £20.00 for book jackets.

Colour bands

We supply colour labels for book banding and Accelerated Reader™, at £6.00 per box of 500 labels (0.011p per label). Each reel comes in a dispenser box and labels are sized at 38 x 16 mm. Colours available: Black, Cerise, Dark Blue, Pale Blue, Brown, Gold, Green, Lilac, Lime, Mauve, Orange, Purple, Red, Silver, Turquoise, White, Yellow. 

To place an order, please email your requirements to

There is a minimum order value of £20.00 for colour labels.

Date labels

We also supply generic date labels which are 10cm wide by 12.5cm long. To place an order, email

There is a minimum order value of £20.00 on date labels.


Please note: Orders for jackets, colour bands and labels must be placed by emailing or by calling us on 0121 666 6646. 

There is a minimum order value of £20.00 when ordering jackets, colour bands or date labels, with a standard delivery charge of £5.00 per order. (If you are ordering jackets and labels together, you will only be charged once for delivery.) VAT will be added to the total value of your order. 

Ordering books at the same time to the value of £50.00 or more? Let us know – we will dispatch your jackets and labels with the books and waive the additional delivery charge.




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