Libraries can be places that inspire a lifelong love of reading in children. School Lib...
Onjali Q. Raúf and Tanya Steele celebrate Earth Day with their favourite books about our incredible planet 22/04/2021
Our Writer in Residence Onjali Rauf and World Wild Fund CEO Tanya Steele celebrate Eart...
"I admired Stephen like you would admire a superhero." In the years following the tragi...
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
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.
Search our booklists
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.
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.
Here's how we can help you
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. Onjali Q. Raúf is best known for books like The Boy At The Back Of The Class and The Night Bus Hero.
- It's #WorldBookNight tonight and we're so excited about getting stuck into some books! If you're joining in, what are you planning on reading? @readingagency @Specsavers #BooksToMakeYouSmile https://t.co/5Nmy5t8t6G 13 minutes ago
- If Anne Shirley is your hero, we've got a real treat for you - we're giving away a box set of all eight Anne of Green Gables stories! We kind of want to keep it for ourselves... https://t.co/gwyClitJHM https://t.co/0e4B64gDwg 47 minutes ago
- Secondary school teachers and librarians - the weekend is just round the corner! Why not sign up your Year 7/8s for #MyBookbuzz now and then sail into Friday night knowing you've done something awesome? Find out more and register here: https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/tKcywN3PCd 1 hour ago