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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
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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
- We've got some lovely festive Elmer activities for you to try over on #BookTrustHomeTime! From making a Christmas card to creating some tree decorations, there's lots for your children to have a go at: https://t.co/uoYIy4fucr https://t.co/pbl4LqzO3h 2 hours ago
- It's never too early to start enjoying books with your little one! We know it can be hard to choose a book to share, though, so we've put together lists of some recommended reads for 0-5s, all separated out by age: https://t.co/fwTiz6bwey Pic: Fiona Lumbers https://t.co/Rma10OaMec 3 hours ago
- Music is a fantastic new book, produced with the Royal Albert Hall, that would be absolutely perfect for any child who loves singing, playing, or even humming a tune! We have five copies to give away here: https://t.co/ww7vnjfS79 Pic: Ruby Taylor https://t.co/boOnWOUl2c 3 hours ago