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

 

 

Time to Read

Time to Read

We want you to read more with your child – yes, even the older ones. Why? Because brilliant things happen when families read together.

 

All about the Time to Read campaign

Research shows the value of reading

Books to share with older children

News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

From baby to boy: how to use books as childhood milestones

Author Lisa Heathfield is mum to three sons – and says books have been a wonderful way to remember, relish and record their childhood

Ben Faulks and Ben Cort talk children's books, muddy puddles and children's TV

As part of our back to school focus, we asked CBeebies presenter Ben Faulks (Mr Bloom) and illustrator Ben Cort to tell us a bit about their new picture book,...

Dr Dominic Walliman and Ben Newman talk cats in space

Dom and Ben talk about how Professor Astro Cat was created, what makes science great and favourite scientists.

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News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

From baby to boy: how to use books as childhood milestones

Author Lisa Heathfield is mum to three sons – and says books have been a wonderful way to remember, relish and record their childhood

Ben Faulks and Ben Cort talk children's books, muddy puddles and children's TV

As part of our back to school focus, we asked CBeebies presenter Ben Faulks (Mr Bloom) and illustrator Ben Cort to tell us a bit about their new picture book,...

Dr Dominic Walliman and Ben Newman talk cats in space

Dom and Ben talk about how Professor Astro Cat was created, what makes science great and favourite scientists.

Stay in touch

I am a...

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