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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 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.What we do
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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. Smriti Halls is best known for picture books like I Love You Night and Day and Elephant in My Kitchen
- Following a seed on its journey to become a big, juicy squash just in time for Halloween, We Planted a Pumpkin is such a cute book! We're giving away three copies: https://t.co/tFVBKBaaIA https://t.co/QKAdI2B4Kw 1 hour ago
- It's #NationalTellAStoryDay - so why not get creative today? Storyteller Cath Little has some great tips to help you get started: https://t.co/fuelA70Eje https://t.co/fag93TcTbY 2 hours ago
- It's never too early to start enjoying books with your little ones! We've put together recommendations of great stories to enjoy with 0-5s - and they're all separated out by age to make it super easy to find a great book: https://t.co/fwTiz6bwey Pic: Nadia Shireen https://t.co/z8ugaOee3Y 2 hours ago