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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 millions of 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. Dapo Adeola creates books that challenge expectations around race and gender in a fun and upbeat way.
- Don't forget to follow us on Instagram! Our Writer-Illustrator in Residence @DapsDraws has planned some brilliant Instagram Lives with top authors and illustrators for you, and the first ones are this week! https://t.co/Qz3PdkDcet https://t.co/ecOUE9XLIH 6 hours ago
- We're totally in love with the beautiful book Seal Child, so we're giving you the chance to win a copy! We think you'll really fall for this tale of the friendship between a girl and a seal pup, travelling the oceans to find their families again: https://t.co/atCI5pM1Kx https://t.co/K9SGPNGIp4 7 hours ago
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