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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. Ed Vere is best known for top picture books like How to Be A Lion and Max the Brave.
- Fancy taking a walk down Treacle Street? Then join us over on #BookTrustHomeTime, where @hindleyillos is reading us her gorgeous book Marcel's Parcels! Find it here: https://t.co/uoYIy4fucr https://t.co/HOnnmHaEGZ 22 minutes ago
- Jane Chapman's new picture book Together is just so beautiful - the illustrations are stunning, and it's a really tender story to boot! We're giving you the chance to win a copy here: https://t.co/O6OrVIzshl https://t.co/1EyBIB2wHr 48 minutes ago
- Feeling a bit blue? Reading something lovely can be a great way to cheer you up - we've put together a list of fabulous picture books that might just put a smile on your face ☀️ https://t.co/xnHv84r8Wo https://t.co/GagfrsRIsA 1 hour ago