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

September's Book of the Month is The Great Big Body Book by Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith: a celebration of the human body, which reflects the diversity of our world.

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 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.