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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
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.
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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.
Just one book can brighten a child's Christmas
Christmas can be hard for children who are vulnerable or in care, but your book gift can bring them joy
Here's how we can help you
Get to know our Writer in Residence
Every six months, BookTrust appoints a new Writer in Residence to give us their own unique perspective on the world of children's books. Cerrie Burnell is best known for her work on CBeebies, and as author of 'Harper and the Sea of Secrets' among others.
- Has your child had their big moment in a Christmas play yet? If that time is still to come, these tips from Isadora Moon author Harriet Muncaster will help them feel confident and ready to take the stage: https://t.co/4CbdTo0sAn https://t.co/dYnAGOHMuh 12 hours ago
- Heidi is such a well-known and beloved story that adapting it into a picture book could be quite a challenge! Jeanne Willis tells us how she approached the tale and took a new look at its representation of disability: https://t.co/cVAyq185tF https://t.co/YBkG78PqTQ 13 hours ago
- If you want to pick up a book you know you can rely on, check out this list of fantastic titles that won awards this year! They've all had a stamp of approval: https://t.co/ibBL1i6gEG Illustration: Emily Gravett https://t.co/faYri2VgnT 13 hours ago