BookTrust transforms lives by getting children and families reading

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.

Who we are
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We can support you reading together

Supporting children's reading

Bookstart 25

Nominate a Rhymetime near you to celebrate 25 years of Bookstart.

Work with children?

Here's how we can help you

Bookfinder

Find your next book

Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.

Search our booklists

Find a book for every occasion

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.

Best New Books

Our favourite new books

Every month, we review new books - and here are the ones we like best of all at the moment.

Meet the Waterstones Children's Laureate

Author-illustrator Lauren Child is the Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2017-19. The role of Children's Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children's books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field.

Meet the Laureate

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Find more Writer in Residence blogs from bestselling author Taran Matharu.

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