Welcome to BookTrust HomeTime

Looking for something fun as a family? Enjoy storytime with our free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in our book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.

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Fun at home with authors and illustrators

Authors, illustrators and organisations have loads of ways to keep your children entertained at home! We've pulled them into one handy list to help you out.

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More HomeTime fun

Storybooks and games

Listen or read along with loads of stories, or play one of our interactive games.


Test your knowledge of children's books with our fun quizzes - from Harry Potter in translation to nursery rhymes.


Try your luck with BookTrust competitions and win some brilliant prizes.

Activities to print out and enjoy

Word searches, puzzles, colouring sheets and lots of creative inspiration. Print out our activity sheets to keep boredom at bay and have fun together.


Sing along to old favourites and discover new ones with our rhyme playlists and matching rhyme sheets.

HomeTime in Northern Ireland

Welcome to HomeTime in Northern Ireland. We’ll be featuring storytimes, drawalongs and more from some of our amazing local authors and illustrators, as well as sharing what our Northern Irish partners are doing to support families at home.

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