Cerrie Burnell wants children to know that writers are not special story wizards. Every...
Writer Hilary McKay talks about her two most recent books and why she's drawn to storie...
Find out how two members of staff at a special school in London helped create this year...
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
View this year's longlist and look out for the shortlist announcement later this week.
Does your school need more Time to Read packs? Teachers can request extra packs here.
You can now sign up for Letterbox Club 2020
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.
- It's #AntiBullyingWeek and we've got a really good booklist for high schoolers on difference, acceptance and bullying. The list includes titles such as @malorieblackman's hard-hitting Boys Don't Cry and @MelvinBurgess's gripping Kill All Enemies https://t.co/4z4WpVtOgv https://t.co/EUy9cD5AA5 5 hours ago
- INTERVIEW! Author @lthompsonwrites tells us why war stories are still so important for children, and how reading can help us walk in other people's shoes... https://t.co/sfZgiWlrST https://t.co/qAgLF5YRYq 7 hours ago
- BLOG! @cerrieburnell, our Writer in Residence, has launched a creative writing competition for schools and wants EVERY child to know that they're a storyteller, with inspiration all around them... https://t.co/P3vWRjK8Dl 8 hours ago