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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.
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 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. Onjali Q. Raúf is best known for books like The Boy At The Back Of The Class and The Night Bus Hero.
- We are so excited that #Pyjamarama is coming up on 14 May and we've got loads of great ideas about how to celebrate! Make sure you register your school or nursery for free to get more Pyjamarama suggestions like this... https://t.co/BkdTEqhZS6 https://t.co/naRVlkqmws 14 minutes ago
- Congratulations everyone - you're halfway through Monday! Now, if you need a bit of a push to get you through the afternoon, head over to #BookTrustHomeTime to enjoy @CressidaCowell reading to you from her writing shed. It's honestly such a treat: https://t.co/uoYIy4x53Z https://t.co/KLQ6yuqps7 48 minutes ago
- We know it's not always easy encouraging little ones to eat their greens, so we've put together a list of fabulously fun books about fruit and veg! https://t.co/p6WwIDRlXD Pic: Mauro Gatti https://t.co/SsvyNbWz41 1 hour ago