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Book Trust gives books to babies, toddlers, primary and secondary school children. We ensure that every child has the opportunity to experience the delight and power of books.

 

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Rebecca Lewis-Oakes wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Children's book editor Rebecca Lewis-Oakes has won the 10th annual Kim Scott Walwyn Prize. Rebecca was announced as this year's winner at a ceremony at the Free Word Centre in...

Diana Gerald on the impact of our book gifting programmes

Book Trust CEO Diana Gerald talks about our Bookstart programme and the importance of reading to your child from a young age.

Jo Nesbø included on 2015's Bookbuzz booklist

The bookgifting programme for students aged 11-13 is now available to secondary schools. This year's list features titles by Scandinavian crime writer Jo Nesbo, Louis Stowell and Piers Torday. Bookbuzz...

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Letterbox Club has sent over 156,000 book and maths parcels to 26,000 children across the UK since the programme began in 2007

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  • Adults
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  • Children

Rebecca Lewis-Oakes wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Children's book editor Rebecca Lewis-Oakes has won the 10th annual Kim Scott Walwyn Prize. Rebecca was announced as this year's winner at a ceremony at the Free Word Centre in...

Diana Gerald on the impact of our book gifting programmes

Book Trust CEO Diana Gerald talks about our Bookstart programme and the importance of reading to your child from a young age.

Jo Nesbø included on 2015's Bookbuzz booklist

The bookgifting programme for students aged 11-13 is now available to secondary schools. This year's list features titles by Scandinavian crime writer Jo Nesbo, Louis Stowell and Piers Torday. Bookbuzz...

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Bookstart produces baby packs in 27 community languages