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

 

 

Use our bookfinder to find the best books for you and your family. You can search by age and by theme to find great books for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, 5-8-year-olds, 9-12-year-olds, teenagers, young adults and adults.

 

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Olympics - how to win the gold medal for book love

Whether the Rio Olympics have you trying out a new sport or enjoying the action from your sofa, here’s how the great summer spectacle can inspire the whole family to...

Nat Luurtsema's Girl Out of Water

Nat Luurtsema's first ever YA novel, Girl Out of Water introduces us to the book's heroine, Lou Brown.

Cressida Cowell is BookTrust's new Writer in Residence

The author of the How to Train Your Dragon series becomes BookTrust's 14th Writer in Residence. Cressida starts her residency by introducing her plans for the next six months. This...

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  • Adults
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Olympics - how to win the gold medal for book love

Whether the Rio Olympics have you trying out a new sport or enjoying the action from your sofa, here’s how the great summer spectacle can inspire the whole family to...

Nat Luurtsema's Girl Out of Water

Nat Luurtsema's first ever YA novel, Girl Out of Water introduces us to the book's heroine, Lou Brown.

Cressida Cowell is BookTrust's new Writer in Residence

The author of the How to Train Your Dragon series becomes BookTrust's 14th Writer in Residence. Cressida starts her residency by introducing her plans for the next six months. This...

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Booktrust sends out 44,000 Bookstart packs in Northern Ireland each year