Book Trust 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

Get a sneak preview of this year's Booktime pack

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

 

See all 17 titles for this year's Bookbuzz

 

Get your child's school to sign up for the FREE School Library Pack

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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Families embrace digital technology but children prefer print books to e-books

When BookTrust asked parents what format their child prefers for reading, print books came top for both reading for pleasure and reading for education. The findings were revealed in our...

'This book is for all the young people who feel different'

The Silent Striker looks at the typical issues that face a teenage boy: football, family, girlfriends and friendship. And this boy just happens to be losing his hearing, too.

Help your child love books this Valentine's Day

Like it or loathe it, Valentine's is just around the corner - so why not use the day to celebrate love a bit differently, says mum Kate Hancock…

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News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Families embrace digital technology but children prefer print books to e-books

When BookTrust asked parents what format their child prefers for reading, print books came top for both reading for pleasure and reading for education. The findings were revealed in our...

'This book is for all the young people who feel different'

The Silent Striker looks at the typical issues that face a teenage boy: football, family, girlfriends and friendship. And this boy just happens to be losing his hearing, too.

Help your child love books this Valentine's Day

Like it or loathe it, Valentine's is just around the corner - so why not use the day to celebrate love a bit differently, says mum Kate Hancock…

Stay in touch

I am a...

3,800 secondary schools receive a free School Library Pack of 41 books each year