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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Dream big with these magical images from Silver

Walter de la Mare's classic poem Silver is illustrated beautifully by Carolina Rabei - get a gorgeous sneak peek here.

How film can support and inspire reading at school

Films aren't just fun - they're a fantastic way to encourage children to read. Beatrix Clark from Into Film gives her tips on how you can use them at your...

A book that shows and celebrates a world full of difference

Alex Strick talks to Barefoot’s Tessa Strickland about the The Barefoot Book of Children: a milestone title that sums up the publisher's ethos.

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News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Dream big with these magical images from Silver

Walter de la Mare's classic poem Silver is illustrated beautifully by Carolina Rabei - get a gorgeous sneak peek here.

How film can support and inspire reading at school

Films aren't just fun - they're a fantastic way to encourage children to read. Beatrix Clark from Into Film gives her tips on how you can use them at your...

A book that shows and celebrates a world full of difference

Alex Strick talks to Barefoot’s Tessa Strickland about the The Barefoot Book of Children: a milestone title that sums up the publisher's ethos.

Stay in touch

I am a...

91% of Bookstart Baby gifters said the book packs provide opportunities for parent - baby bonding.