Additional offers

Explore the additional early years programmes BookTrust offers alongside the universal Bookstart packs. Find out more in this section about the Rhyme Challenge, Newborn black-and-white packs, dual language books and the Bear’s Reading Adventure library offer.

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Dual language books

Bookstart offers free dual language books in more than 30 community languages, which can be gifted as an addition to the Baby or Treasure pack to families that have English as an additional language.

The Rhyme Challenge

Take the Rhyme Challenge - a fantastic, fun way to get the children and families you support rhyming and learning together at children's centres, nurseries and playgroups.

Bear's Reading Adventure

Bookstart's free sticker storybook initiative is a fantastic, fun-filled way to get children and families visiting their local library regularly. Find out more about the project and how you and your library can get involved.

Newborn packs: black-and-white booklets

Bookstart's Newborn packs contain a Baby's First Shapes black-and-white booklet and are ideal for gifting to new parents and their babies.

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Letterbox Club

Inspire a love of reading

Letterbox Club focuses on improving the educational outlook for children aged 5-13 in foster families by providing them with a parcel of books, maths activities and educational materials every month for six months.

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Find books for every occasion

Looking for the best book for an 1-year-old? Trying to find something great to read out loud? We may well have the answer - just see for yourself.

Time to Read

There's no present like time

Let's read more with children, whatever their age - because brilliant things happen when families find Time to Read. Every four-year-old in England will get a free book to enjoy and share this September, through our Time to Read initiative.