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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
Pyjamarama is back for 2021
Want a fun way to get children excited about reading, while raising money to make sure every child gets a bedtime story?
Pyjamarama is returning this year and will take place on Friday 14 May 2021. Find out more and sign up for your FREE fundraising and activity pack.
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.
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Get to know our Writer 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. Smriti Halls is best known for picture books like I Love You Night and Day and Elephant in My Kitchen
- Our #BookOfTheDay is a tender story about seeing the everyday beauty in the world and realising that we all have the right to belong somewhere. It's #TheInvisible by @TomPercivalsays: https://t.co/mBPSQG8lAN @simonkids_UK https://t.co/WUEXqhvoSt 47 minutes ago
- Milo Imagines the World is an absolutely gorgeous picture book about a little boy's flights of fancy on a long journey. We've fallen in love with it, and now we're giving you the chance to do the same - we have five copies up for grabs! https://t.co/AVfxV5I20X https://t.co/QlVUkgcTLQ 14 hours ago
- One Little Bird creators Sheryl Webster and Helen Shoesmith believe that books can change our attitudes and make us more aware of what's going on in the world! They've picked out some picture books that will encourage children to protect the environment: https://t.co/zRYMQZ6xas https://t.co/KZyPLkVKlu 15 hours ago