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BookTrust transforms lives by getting children and families reading
BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.What we do
New books we love
We review lots of new books every month, and here's where you can find the ones we liked best of all.
Search our booklists
Looking for the best book for an older child? Take a look at our booklists. We may well have the answer - just see for yourself.
Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.
BookTrust Home Time
Looking for something fun as a family? Enjoy storytime with our free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in our book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.
Here's how we can help you
Get to know our Illustrator in Residence
Every six months, BookTrust appoints a new Writer or Illustrator in Residence to give us their own unique perspective on the world of children's books. Ed Vere is best known for top picture books like How to Be A Lion and Max the Brave.
- It's time for #EarthHour! Let us know if you'll be switching off the lights tonight ❤️ Ill: Erika Meza https://t.co/c6vZRc4r5K 4 hours ago
- We're not far away from #EarthHour now! Fancy some reading material to go along with it? We've put together a list of great reads about the environment for older children: https://t.co/n7xkdOInu8 Illustration: Evan Hollingdale https://t.co/US56RHabOc 7 hours ago
- We can ALL make changes that help to protect our beautiful world. Check out these fantastic ideas based on the book Guardians of the Planet - you can even make a difference from your sofa! https://t.co/p7neRL4qp7 #EarthHour Illustration: Jonathan Woodward https://t.co/VecbPt5gnF 8 hours ago