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Marta Altés kicks off the 2019-20 Arts Council NI Author Tour as all primary one pupils receive her book

In October, BookTrust NI welcomed Marta Altés to Northern Ireland as the first author in our 2019-20 Author Tour, which coincided with every primary one child receiving a free Time to Read pack.

Here are the 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards contenders – and there's something for everyone

Deadly frogs that dart poison, space adventurers, coping with grief, misfits with a mission and inspirational children changing the world are just some of the themes from the brilliant line-up of titles shortlisted for the 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards.

Just one book can brighten a vulnerable child's Christmas: BookTrust launches festive fundraising campaign

Find out how you could help send a special book gift to a child who is vulnerable or looked after by getting involved with BookTrust's Christmas campaign.

BookTrust Cymru’n dathlu 10 mlynedd o’r Clwb Blwch Llythyrau yng Nghymru

Mae 2019 yn flwyddyn arbennig iawn i ni – rydyn ni’n falch iawn o ddathlu pen-blwydd y Clwb Blwch Llythyrau yn 10 oed yng Nghymru.

Ymunwch â BookTrust Cymru i ddathlu Amser Rhigwm Mawr Cymru 2020

Ymunwch â ni am ein hail flwyddyn yn dathlu rhannu rhigymau a chaneuon ar gyfer plant y blynyddoedd cynnar ledled Cymru, o 10 i 14 Chwefror 2020.

The Duchess of Cornwall hosts celebratory tea for Waterstones Children’s Laureate 20th anniversary

The Duchess of Cornwall has hosted a tea at Clarence House yesterday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Waterstones Children’s Laureate.

Meet who's judging the Blue Peter Book Awards for its 20th anniversary

TV presenter and actress Meryl Fernandes joins an impressive judging panel for the 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards.

Leeds City Council and BookTrust sign exciting partnership to launch the Leeds Year of Reading

BookTrust donates more than £1 million in books over three years as Leeds City Council officially launches the Leeds Year of Reading.

We are hosting a Twitter party! Join us for the chance to win a fantastic prize

As part of Time to Read this year we are hosting a Twitter party to talk about children’s mental health and wellbeing and the connection with reading.

New BookTrust research shows half of children in the UK don’t discuss their mental health and wellbeing with their parents

Reading together can help children share their worries as BookTrust gifts over 700,000 books to reception-age children across England

New BookTrust Writer in Residence, Cerrie Burnell, to share the magic of storytelling

Cerrie Burnell, best known for her work on CBeebies and author of Harper and the Sea of Secrets and The Girl With the Shark’s Teeth, among many other books, has been appointed our new online Writer in Residence.

Galw pob dosbarth Derbyn yng Nghymru.. Mae anturiaethwyr Pori Drwy Stori angen eich help!

Ym mis Medi 2019, mae BookTrust Cymru’n lansio cystadleuaeth i enwi anturiaethwyr Pori Drwy Stori. Gall pob dosbarth Derbyn yng Nghymru ymgeisio yng nghystadleuaeth enwi’r anturiaethwyr er mwyn ennill llyfrau ar gyfer eu hysgol!

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