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...

Bookbuzz Design a Book Cover 2017 Winner and Runners Up

Over 1,000 students took part in this year's Design a Book Cover competition as part of Bookbuzz, our reading programme for Secondary Schools.

How The Hobbit can change your world and get you writing

Kieran Larwood has written a brilliant children's fantasy book, inspired by The Hobbit. What is it about Tolkien that can change lives forever?

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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...

Bookbuzz Design a Book Cover 2017 Winner and Runners Up

Over 1,000 students took part in this year's Design a Book Cover competition as part of Bookbuzz, our reading programme for Secondary Schools.

How The Hobbit can change your world and get you writing

Kieran Larwood has written a brilliant children's fantasy book, inspired by The Hobbit. What is it about Tolkien that can change lives forever?

Stay in touch

I am a...

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