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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
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.
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.
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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. Dapo Adeola creates books that challenge expectations around race and gender in a fun and upbeat way.
- DON'T FORGET! If you've been busy designing characters for Dapo Adeola's competition, the closing date is Friday - don't miss out! Get all the info about how to enter over here: https://t.co/5ftojcWK8T https://t.co/zbv6k19hn4 14 minutes ago
- Have you had fun enjoying #TimeToRead with your little ones recently? Let us know which stories you've been loving! https://t.co/3D4K0Uuvut https://t.co/rTvToiw2gX 46 minutes ago
- Children sometimes find it hard to open up about how they're feeling, but stories can help to spark those conversations. Here, we've put together a list of beautiful books that touch on tough topics like anxiety and loss: https://t.co/qqGld4fKgs Pic: Jenny Lucander https://t.co/RUJb8AWfRX 1 hour ago