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...

Children meet author Sheena Wilkinson at Belfast Harbour

Two hundred teenage school children had the chance to meet one of Ireland's top writers at a recent event at the Belfast Harbour Commissioner’s Office. The event was the culmination...

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...

Children meet author Sheena Wilkinson at Belfast Harbour

Two hundred teenage school children had the chance to meet one of Ireland's top writers at a recent event at the Belfast Harbour Commissioner’s Office. The event was the culmination...

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...

Booktrust works with 120,000 disadvantaged children in 335 secondary schools through Beyond Booked Up each year