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Don't miss out on the very latest news and announcements from BookTrust, the largest children's reading charity in the UK.

Features

Read all our latest and archived features, including author interviews, picture galleries, reading tips and children's book round-ups.

Writer in Residence

BookTrust appoints a new Writer in Residence every six months to give us their unique perspective on the world of children's books. Our current Writer in Residence is Nadia Shireen.

Press

Find all our latest press releases and contact details for the press team. In a hurry? Email the team on press@booktrust.org.uk

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