BookTrust helps children do better at school and in life

Early Years and Primary

Early Years and Primary

We're here to help you share a love of reading with your children from the time they're born with free books when they turn one, and a free book pack before they start school

 

Kick start your child's love of reading with Bookstart

Find out about all our early years work

Secondary schools

Secondary schools

We help pupils as they grow and develop throughout secondary school with even more book choices

 

Register for this year's Bookbuzz

Find out about all our secondary school work

 

 

Use our bookfinder to find the best books for you and your family. You can search by age and by theme to find great books for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, 5-8-year-olds, 9-12-year-olds, teenagers, young adults and adults.

 

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How To Draw A Worm: A complete guide, by Will Mabbitt

Author Will Mabbitt might only be able to draw worms, but he does it very well. Now you can learn how to sketch the wiggly creatures with his top tips...

What's happening in children's books in 2017? Your complete guide to festivals, anniversaries, awards and events

This year is packed full of treats, events and anniversaries - find out here what's going to make you love reading even more in 2017...

Faber titles win 2017 Blue Peter Book Awards

Podkin One Ear and Survivors have won this year's Blue Peter Book Awards - and both tell stories of struggle and strength. Stealing the top spot for Best Story is...

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News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

How To Draw A Worm: A complete guide, by Will Mabbitt

Author Will Mabbitt might only be able to draw worms, but he does it very well. Now you can learn how to sketch the wiggly creatures with his top tips...

What's happening in children's books in 2017? Your complete guide to festivals, anniversaries, awards and events

This year is packed full of treats, events and anniversaries - find out here what's going to make you love reading even more in 2017...

Faber titles win 2017 Blue Peter Book Awards

Podkin One Ear and Survivors have won this year's Blue Peter Book Awards - and both tell stories of struggle and strength. Stealing the top spot for Best Story is...

Stay in touch

I am a...

380,000 story booklets are gifted to families during National Bookstart Week each year