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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Why Winnie the Pooh is the wisest bear in the woods

This classic bear is about as famous they get - but how on earth did he end up a popular thinker for our times?

Top 10 Fictional Diaries

Julia Lee, author of Nancy Parker's Diary of Detection and The Mysterious Misadventures of Clemency Wrigglesworth , gives us her Top 10 Fictional Diaries across Children's, Middle Grade & Teen...

Writing about OCD: ‘It can show itself in so many ways’

Lisa Thompson has written The Goldfish Boy: a remarkable book about a boy with OCD who sees something mysterious from his window.

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News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Why Winnie the Pooh is the wisest bear in the woods

This classic bear is about as famous they get - but how on earth did he end up a popular thinker for our times?

Top 10 Fictional Diaries

Julia Lee, author of Nancy Parker's Diary of Detection and The Mysterious Misadventures of Clemency Wrigglesworth , gives us her Top 10 Fictional Diaries across Children's, Middle Grade & Teen...

Writing about OCD: ‘It can show itself in so many ways’

Lisa Thompson has written The Goldfish Boy: a remarkable book about a boy with OCD who sees something mysterious from his window.

Stay in touch

I am a...

39,000 Bookstart Corner packs are gifted to families each year in England via Bookstart Corner, a targeted home intervention programme