BookTrust transforms lives by getting children and families reading
BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.Who we are
Supporting children's reading
Inspire a love of reading in children who are looked-after: sign up to our programme.
Sharing books with children is so important, which is why we've put together some helpful hints.
Get the highlights from our free events last year for school librarians and teachers.
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.
Lifetime Achievement Award 2018
John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury have won the Lifetime Achievement Award: a double win for their outstanding contribution to children's literature.
Get to know our Writer in Residence
Find more Writer in Residence blogs from bestselling author Taran Matharu.
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