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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Read our latest themed booklists and discover some of our favourite children's titles.
If you're looking for a brilliant book to get your little ones dropping off into a happy slumber, you're in the right place: we've picked out some fantastic stories that are sure to do the trick.
We believe that books are a great way to raise awareness and improve understanding of different experiences. This booklist aims to provide a range of children's and teens' books that feature characters who are on the autistic spectrum or have Asperger’s Syndrome.
Books are a great way to give yourself an instant mood boost! Check out these picture books that will immediately brighten your day.
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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.
Bookmark: your one-stop shop for information on disability and children's books. Whether you're a family or author, publisher or teacher, librarian or carer, this is the place to find advice and book recommendations.
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 - from Harry Potter in translation to nursery rhymes.
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. Our current Writer in Residence is Nadia Shireen.
BookTrust offers a wide range of practical tips and inspirational advice on writing from well-known authors.
Why reading matters
BookTrust supports children and families to experience the joy of reading and its associated benefits through our programmes and activities.
Make sure you don't miss a thing with BookTrust's news and blogs about everything to do with the children's book world.