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
Dad and young child reading together

We can support you reading together

Supporting children's reading

Bookstart 25th Anniversary Awards

Find out who scooped the trophies in our Bookstart Awards - including the winner of the Rhymetime Award.

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.

Bookfinder

Find your next book

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

Tell us what you think of our new website

With a chance of winning some books!

Give a book to a child in care

Christmas is an especially tough time for a child in care. A surprise book gift shows them that someone cares – will you be that someone?

Find out more and donate

The latest from BookTrust

Latest blogs

Get to know our Writer in Residence

Keep up with Taran

Find more Writer in Residence blogs from bestselling author Taran Matharu.

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