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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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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. Smriti Halls is best known for picture books like I Love You Night and Day and Elephant in My Kitchen
- We know children might be feeling anxious at the moment, but psychologist Dr Tina Rae has just written a book that aims to support young people. Here, she shares some really useful tips for parents and carers: https://t.co/7iwudoGcST #TuesdayMotivation https://t.co/9WNMqGWPE9 23 minutes ago
- Fancy winning a school visit from Smriti Halls AND loads of her brilliant books for your class? The deadline for her awesome writing competition is on Friday, so get involved now: https://t.co/pFJJyMSpNP https://t.co/SbLVQWEec0 51 minutes ago
- Our #BookOfTheDay is absolutely perfect for hibernating with! Enchanting, lush and mysterious, #TheWolfsSecret by Myriam Dahman, @Ndigard and Julia Sarda is utterly gorgeous: https://t.co/P8wtdNATaG @HachetteKids https://t.co/nn7DhLjOan 2 hours ago