BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity

We get millions of children reading by supporting families to start sharing stories and books together from the earliest possible age.

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Take a look at the incredible ways you could challenge yourself and support BookTrust this year - whether it's a run, a bungee jump, or a sky dive!

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What we do


Bookstart gifts free books to children at key ages before school to help families read together every day and inspire children to develop a love of books and reading.

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BookTrust Storytime Prize winner announced!

BookTrust announce the Storytime Prize winner 2024

Our Writer in Residence

Keep up with Rashmi

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. Rashmi Sirdeshpande is our current Writer in Residence.

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