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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
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.
Search our booklists
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.
Here's how we can help you
TV presenter and actress Meryl Fernandes joins an impressive judging panel to find the books shortlisted for the Blue Peter prize.
Does your school need more Time to Read packs? Teachers can request extra packs here.
Our programmes reach the families of every child across the country.
Get to know our Writer in Residence
Every six months, BookTrust appoints a new Writer in Residence to give us their own unique perspective on the world of children's books. Cerrie Burnell is best known for her work on CBeebies, and as author of 'Harper and the Sea of Secrets' among others.
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