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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  • 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?

What's happening in children's books in 2017? Your complete guide to festivals, anniversaries, awards and events

This year is packed full of treats, events and anniversaries - find out here what's going to make you love reading even more in 2017...

How to travel in time (and other things that are true)

Author Ross Welford has thought about time travel a lot – and he’s found a way for you to turn fiction into fact.

Stay in touch

I am a...

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