BookTrust transforms lives by getting children and families reading

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.

Who we are
Mother and son reading

We can support you reading together

Supporting children's reading


Established in 1992, Bookstart is the world's first national bookgifting programme, delivering books and resources to every baby and toddler in England and Wales.

  • Sign up for Bookbuzz

    Registration is now open for schools to take part in Bookbuzz 2018.

  • School Library Pack

    Ideas on how to use the pack at your secondary school to create an amazing reading community.

  • Reading tips

    Sharing books with children is so important. Why not take a look at some helpful hints?

Work with children?

Here's how we can help you

New books we love

Our favourite reads of the month

We review lots of new books every month, and here's where you can find the ones we liked best of all.

Search our booklists

Find a book for every occasion

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.


Find your next book

Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.

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Keep up with Nadia

Find more blogs from our Writer-Illustrator in Residence, Nadia Shireen.


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