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

October's Book of the Month is Off to the Beach! (Child’s Play): a tactile trip to the seaside that is a touch-and-feel book for all.

Mary Hoffman: why children need more diverse books in the world

Mary Hoffman burst on to the children's book scene over 40 years ago. Ever since, she's been making sure those stories represent us all.

Books for children with reading difficulties

This list gives a range of books that may appeal to young people with reading difficulties or dyslexia.

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.