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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 millions of children across the UK with books, resources and support.What we do
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.
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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.
- Let's Get Ready for School is perfect for sharing with little ones who might be a bit nervous about starting reception! It's reassuring and full of fun - and we have five copies to give away: https://t.co/oQifqLpdzV https://t.co/ZUR5NWgxI7 5 minutes ago
- We're so excited about teaming up with libraries across the country to bring you lots of fun with the #BookTrustStorytime shortlist later this year! Head over to our website to find out more and watch video readings of the nominated books: https://t.co/OWiKhpuTrz https://t.co/6HqkBZMcDq 37 minutes ago
- Our #BookOfTheDay is a brilliant tale of a little boy who wishes he was big... but what will happen when he starts to grow, and grow, and grow? We love #Big from @splitwigs, which will get children thinking creatively too: https://t.co/WJPBJpGVCG @oupchildrens https://t.co/jgr2uXCmYi 2 hours ago