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Parents swap books for tech at bedtime, new BookTrust research discovers

Find out how BookTrust hopes their new Pyjamarama campaign will help to give every child a bedtime story.

Sarah McIntyre gets school kids bubbling with creativity

Sarah McIntyre meets over 300 schoolchildren when she visits Newtownards and Belfast with BookTrust and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Cyhoeddi teitlau Dechrau Da newydd ar gyfer 2019

Cyhoeddi mai Bouncing Babies Helen Oxenbury, Anifeiliad / Animals Debbie Powell, So Cosy Lerryn Korda a Sanau Cadno / Fox’s Socks Julia Donaldson yw teitlau newydd Bookstart Dechrau Da eleni.

BookTrust teams up with Cyberjammies for Pyjamarama

Online retailer Cyberjammies will be donating money from each pair of pyjamas sold on their website to BookTrust for a month.

Jan Pienkowski honoured with BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

Jan Pieńkowski, the award-winning Polish-born author and illustrator, famous for his iconic Meg and Mog books, has been awarded the 2019 BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award.

Children explore 'The Cave' with Time to Read 2019

This September we'll be giving out 700,000 copies of 'The Cave' to Reception-aged children in England as part of our annual Time to Read campaign.

Less than 2% of published authors and illustrators in the UK are British people of colour says new BookTrust research

British authors and illustrators of colour are consistently under-represented in the publishing industry, according to the findings of a groundbreaking new report, released today.

Floella Benjamin and James Mayhew join top librarians to judge BookTrust Storytime Prize

The new BookTrust Storytime Prize aims to find the best book for sharing with children aged 0-5.

On the Same Page conference – early book sharing across health, education and the arts in Northern Ireland

BookTrust, hosted the On the Same Page conference as a celebration of cross departmental working and a discussion about the impact that early book sharing has on children across Northern Ireland.

Verse novels lead the way as Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal shortlists are unveiled

Discover which authors have been nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal, and which illustrators have been recognised in this year's Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist.

Candy Gourlay takes the reins as new BookTrust Writer in Residence

Award-winning children’s author Candy Gourlay has been appointed the new online Writer in Residence for BookTrust.

The Boy at the Back of the Class and The Colours of History win 2019 Blue Peter Book Awards

Uncovering the mysteries of colour and tales of finding your place in the world top the list for Best Book with Facts and Best Story prize.

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