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
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.
- COMPETITION time! We have completely fallen for the beautiful new book by @pmistryartist, How the Stars Came to Be. This stunning folk tale has gorgeous, distinctive illustrations and we're delighted to have three copies up for grabs https://t.co/mB4SCrHhgZ @TatePublishing https://t.co/UhA3gNJTrJ 16 hours ago
- Well @jlandpartners and lovable #ExcitableEdgar have put us in the mood for more dragons! Luckily we have @lizziebooks's 10 best kids' books about dragons Booklist to enjoy... 🐉🐉🐉 https://t.co/UdNJ5UJ9HT https://t.co/0tnGvZpUbu 18 hours ago
- WIN! We love @john_burningham's new Mr Gumpy adventure: Mr Gumpy's Rhino, which was finished before John died in January and is another glorious romp that your little ones will love! We have three copies of this beautiful picture book to give away... https://t.co/VPCzU2sOgV https://t.co/cg2hisI0sH 19 hours ago