Book Trust 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

Get a sneak preview of this year's Booktime pack

Find out about all our early years work

 

Secondary

Secondary

We help pupils as they grow and develop throughout secondary school with even more book choices

 

See all 17 titles for this year's Bookbuzz

 

Get your child's school to sign up for the FREE School Library Pack

Find out about all our secondary school work

 

 

Starting school for the first time can be daunting for children, so see what you can do to help your child prepare for school

 

Getting ready for school

 

News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Celebrating women illustrators

Picture book author, Yasmeen Ismail, blogs about her top 10 female illustrators

Book Trust supports Learn Together Cymru

A leading volunteer charity has enlisted the help of Book Trust Cymru to improve thousands of Welsh children’s basic skills. This week, in time for the new school year, Volunteering...

Summer reading fun

Suggested reads and other ideas for young children, school-aged children, teens, young adults and adults.

Stay in touch

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39,000 Bookstart Corner packs are gifted to families each year in England via Bookstart Corner, a targeted home intervention programme

News and blog

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children

Celebrating women illustrators

Picture book author, Yasmeen Ismail, blogs about her top 10 female illustrators

Book Trust supports Learn Together Cymru

A leading volunteer charity has enlisted the help of Book Trust Cymru to improve thousands of Welsh children’s basic skills. This week, in time for the new school year, Volunteering...

Summer reading fun

Suggested reads and other ideas for young children, school-aged children, teens, young adults and adults.

Stay in touch

I am a...

Booktrust gifts 3,000 additional needs Bookstart book packs to babies and toddlers each year