BookTrust helps children do better at school and in life

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.

 

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

 

 

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Optimists Die First's Susin Nielsen: 'All young people feel like they don't fit'

Optimists Die First author Susin Nielsen explains what it's like writing about mental health issues - and how she gets inside her characters' heads.

'A voice to the voiceless': Why children need books in troubled times

Publishers Barrington Stoke explain why it's so important that children have books in 'troubled times'.

How to draw Edie's dog, by Edie (and Sophy Henn)

The exceptionally talented author-illustrator Sophy Henn - and Edie, the helpful main character of her lovely new picture book - give us a step-by-step guide to drawing Edie's adorable dog.

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News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Optimists Die First's Susin Nielsen: 'All young people feel like they don't fit'

Optimists Die First author Susin Nielsen explains what it's like writing about mental health issues - and how she gets inside her characters' heads.

'A voice to the voiceless': Why children need books in troubled times

Publishers Barrington Stoke explain why it's so important that children have books in 'troubled times'.

How to draw Edie's dog, by Edie (and Sophy Henn)

The exceptionally talented author-illustrator Sophy Henn - and Edie, the helpful main character of her lovely new picture book - give us a step-by-step guide to drawing Edie's adorable dog.

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