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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
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.
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.
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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.
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Get to know our Illustrator 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. Ed Vere is best known for top picture books like How to Be A Lion and Max the Brave.
- Not Now, Bernard by David McKee is so timeless that it's celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! To mark the occasion, we're giving you the chance to win an awesome bundle of Not Now, Bernard goodies: https://t.co/36wb4ovGZu https://t.co/UeiZa5Ng1r 13 hours ago
- Don't forget that we have heaps of awesome How to Draw videos over on #BookTrustHomeTime! Why not give one or two a go with your children this weekend? We'd love to see your doodles! https://t.co/uoYIy4fucr Pic: Emily Gravett https://t.co/uQp589VbKl 14 hours ago
- When Jessica Spanyol started writing her lovely Clive books, she had her son in mind - someone who didn't easily fit into the school system. She tells us why she's so passionate about inclusive, diverse books for children: https://t.co/STljNGhSDz https://t.co/k8s1rFJjY0 14 hours ago