Families: supporting you and you child

Looking for some reading advice for your child? Trying to get your family excited about books? You’re in the right place! We want every family to reap the joys and fun of reading – and get every child off to a flying start. 

Encouraging a love of reading

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Reading tips

Get advice on reading to children, encouraging older children to read and engaging reluctant readers in this section.

Our programmes

Find out about all the programmes that BookTrust runs and how they can help you.

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Christmas is an especially tough time for a child in care. A surprise book gift shows them that someone cares – will you be that someone?

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