Delivering Bookstart

In this section you can find detailed tips, advice and guidance on how to deliver Bookstart in your setting.

Find out more about the benefits of gifting Bookstart resources, key messaging, working with partners and working with every family. There's also information for publishers on the book submissions process and how books are chosen for our packs.

Explore the ways to deliver Bookstart

Key Bookstart messages

Key Bookstart messages to give to mums, dads and carers when gifting Bookstart packs.

Working with partners

Bookstart supports multi-agency working with a wide range of objectives across sectors

Working with every family

Explore some general tips and ideas to consider when working with families.

Information for publishers

BookTrust works directly with publishers to purchase books for the Bookstart packs. Find out how books are selected.

Have some fun

Check out our online games and stories

We have lots of fun stuff for you to try including games and online storybooks.

Search our booklists

Find a book for every occasion

Looking for the best book for an 2-year-old? Trying to find something great to read out loud? We may well have the answer - just see for yourself.


Find your next book

Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.