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The award, set up to celebrate the best books for sharing with little ones, is won by a charming rhyming story about friendship.
Paul Howard-Jones will explore the power of reading with and to children from an evolutionary perspective at the BookTrust Annual Lecture today.
The Pori Drwy Stori explorer names have now been chosen and a box of books will be sent to every Reception class that submitted a winning entry. We’re excited to announce the Pori Drwy Stori explorer names and congratulate the winning schools.
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.
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.
2019 is a very special year for us – we’re proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Letterbox Club in Wales.
Join us for the second year of our celebration of sharing rhymes and songs for early-years children across Wales, from 10–14 February 2020.
The Duchess of Cornwall has hosted a tea at Clarence House yesterday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Waterstones Children’s Laureate.
TV presenter and actress Meryl Fernandes joins an impressive judging panel for the 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards.
BookTrust donates more than £1 million in books over three years as Leeds City Council officially launches the Leeds Year of Reading.
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.
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