Booktrust's programmes create a society motivated to read, increase life chances and improve social mobility

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Find out how Booktrust make a positive difference to children's lives.

 

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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Exclusive Mark Watson short story

As part of Short Story Week we have been given an exclusive story that features in Mark Watson's original and innovative short story collection Hotel Alpha.

Waterstones to donate 20% of charity card sales to Booktrust

Help those in need this Christmas simply by shopping during the festive period - you can help disadvantaged children by buying charity cards from Waterstones. Waterstones is donating 20% of...

Petr Horáček launches Bookstart Treasure Packs in NI

Booktrust's Northern Ireland team have had an exciting few days with popular children's author and illustrator Petr Horacek - who paid them a visit to help launch Bookstart Treasure Packs...

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Over 200,000 Year 5 and 6 pupils read 850,000 books as part of the Read for My School competition each year

News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Exclusive Mark Watson short story

As part of Short Story Week we have been given an exclusive story that features in Mark Watson's original and innovative short story collection Hotel Alpha.

Waterstones to donate 20% of charity card sales to Booktrust

Help those in need this Christmas simply by shopping during the festive period - you can help disadvantaged children by buying charity cards from Waterstones. Waterstones is donating 20% of...

Petr Horáček launches Bookstart Treasure Packs in NI

Booktrust's Northern Ireland team have had an exciting few days with popular children's author and illustrator Petr Horacek - who paid them a visit to help launch Bookstart Treasure Packs...

Stay in touch

I am a...

6,000 children and families take part in The Rhyme Challenge in Northern Ireland each year