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.

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Boy reading with reindeer, illustrated by Erika Meza

What's new this week

Christmas picture books

Check out these Christmassy books

Christmas is the perfect time to settle down with your family for a story - and these lovely picture books are sure to do the trick.

Christmas competitions

Have a go and you might just win

Enter one of our competitions to win Christmas prizes and you may just get a bonus present this year!


Find your next book

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

Here's how we can help you


Bookstart gifts free books to all children at two key ages before school to help families read together every day and inspire children to develop a love of books and reading.

  • Children say thanks on the 15th anniversary of Letterbox Club

    See our favourite handwritten postcards from children who receive The Letterbox Club: inspiring a love of reading in children who are looked after.

  • Bookbuzz

    Participating Year 7 and 8 students can choose a book to keep from 17 titles, selected by experts. What will they go for?

  • School Library Pack

    Get free books for your school library and boost reading for pleasure, with our pack that contains over 40 books for Year 7 students.

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