Bookmark: Books and Disability

Looking for information on disability and children's books? Bookmark is for you - with loads of advice and book recommendations from parents, young people, teachers and more.

For more information about Bookmark, contact BookTrust's disability consultant Alexandra Strick. 


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Bookmark Book of the Month

August's Book of the Month is Thimble Monkey Superstar by Jon Blake: an accessible, light-hearted and fast-paced adventure, with a main character with cerebral palsy - which is incidental to the plot.

Listen to a great book this summer

Jo Cord of Listening Books discusses the value of audiobooks to encourage summer holiday reading - especially for children with learning difficulties or other forms of disability.

Books to understand mental health

Books can increase awareness, encourage dialogue, reduce stigma and develop real understanding of mental health issues.

What's the Story?

What's the Story is a unique web resource giving young disabled people a voice on disability, inclusion and children's books, and providing useful guidance for teachers, authors, illustrators and publishers

Bookmark articles and resources

Read Bookmark articles and discover Bookmark resources.

Useful organisations

Find out more about disability and other useful organisations.