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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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A look at the Ice Bucket Challenge

A look at how the Ice Bucket Challenge has become the latest fundraising trend and how the book industry has got involved.

World War I Centenary resources

Find booklists, resources and useful links below to help children use books to better understand World War I.

Gribbon Girls: Book reviews

Karen Gribbon, and her three book-loving daughters have teamed up with Booktrust Northern Ireland to share with you reviews of their latest reads: A Series of Unfortunate Events - The...

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