Whatever your age and whatever type of books you like to read, we can always help you to find something new.
You can use our Bookfinder to look for books that suit your tastes and interests, browse our archive of interviews with authors, or just see what's out this month that should be catching your eye in the bookshop or library. You can find book recommendations for people of all ages, from babies to teenagers - so you can quickly find what's of most interest to you. Happy reading!
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These picture books are perfect for children starting school or nursery. Why not share them together, so you can talk through any fears and anxieties?
Reading together doesn’t have to stop once your children can read for themselves – it’s still fun to read aloud to older children! Here are great stories to share with 8-12s that you’ll love, too...
Since asylum can be a confusing issue for children (and even adults), here are some books that explore what it really means to flee your home and have to start your life over.
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This is our list of the 100 best books for children from the last 100 years. It is the ultimate booklist to read before you're 14, with books for children 0-5, 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14 years.
Find out about all the prizes and awards that BookTrust is involved with.
Looking for inspiration? Take a look at our themed booklists to help you find your child's next book to read.
Discover the new Books We Love: our collection of the best new children and teen books released every month.
Author-illustrator Lauren Child is the Waterstones Children's Laureate for 2017-19: a role awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children's books to celebrate their outstanding achievement.
Books to get kids hooked: the Great Books Guide gives you the lowdown on the very best children's books published over the last year.
Test your knowledge of children's books with our fun quizzes.
Come and play some of our interactive games or have a story read to you.
BookTrust appoints a new Writer in Residence every six months to give us their unique perspective on the world of children's books.
BookTrust offers a wide range of practical tips and inspirational advice on writing from well-known authors.
Make sure you don't miss a thing with BookTrust's news and blogs about everything to do with the children's book world.
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