Booktrust's programmes create a society motivated to read, increase life chances and improve social mobility

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Find out how Booktrust make a positive difference to children's lives.

 

Booktrust gives books to babies, toddlers, primary and secondary school children. We provide books at crucial stages of their development. Booktrust ensures that every child has the opportunity to experience the delight and power of books.

 

Want to find a book to read? Whatever your age and whatever type of books you like to read, we can always help you to find something new.

 

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Booktrust response to William Sieghart's Independent Library Report

Booktrust joins the Arts Council in welcoming the recommendations of the Independent Library Report to re-energise libraries and the role they play in their local communities. Libraries are at the...

Making comics as a kid

When I was sorting out my office last week, I came across a stash of comic strips I wrote and drew as a child. I'd forgotten that I drew so...

15 things I learnt from judging the Blue Peter Book Awards 2015

Anna James, Blue Peter Book Awards judge in its 15th anniversary year, lets us know what she learned from judging the Blue Peter Book Awards to create this year's shortlist.

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Booktrust gifts 1,600 Booktouch packs for deaf children each year

News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Booktrust response to William Sieghart's Independent Library Report

Booktrust joins the Arts Council in welcoming the recommendations of the Independent Library Report to re-energise libraries and the role they play in their local communities. Libraries are at the...

Making comics as a kid

When I was sorting out my office last week, I came across a stash of comic strips I wrote and drew as a child. I'd forgotten that I drew so...

15 things I learnt from judging the Blue Peter Book Awards 2015

Anna James, Blue Peter Book Awards judge in its 15th anniversary year, lets us know what she learned from judging the Blue Peter Book Awards to create this year's shortlist.

Stay in touch

I am a...

Bookbuzz gives books and reading advice that reachs 222,000 Y7 children in secondary schools each year