Bringing Life to Books: Smriti Halls on celebrating South Asian and dual heritage families 03/03/2021
Smriti Halls' new book is a hilarious celebration of everyday life in a South Asian fam...
Avast ye landlubbers! The Little Pirate Queen author Sally Garland shares her favourite...
"We are capable of extraordinary things": Abi Elphinstone on Everdark's fearless dyslexic heroine 02/03/2021
Author Abi Elphinstone talks about drawing on her own experience of dyslexia for inspir...
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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
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.
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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. Smriti Halls is best known for picture books like I Love You Night and Day and Elephant in My Kitchen
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