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Strictly’s Carlos Gu returns to Blackpool to launch CBeebies Bedtime Stories and BookTrust collaboration
Find out about BookTrust's new collaboration with CBeebies - beginning with a special family event at Blackpool Central Library.
Letterbox Club registrations for this year are now open! For over 20 years and one of BookTrust’s flagship programmes, Letterbox Club has helped thousands of children with reading and numeracy and introduced them to the joy of reading.
The award-winning author will explore the power of non-fiction during her six months in the role.
BookTrust Cymru, the children’s reading charity, is encouraging families, schools, and early years spaces across Wales to join in with Big Welsh Rhyme Time 2024.
10% of all children's book sales on Bookshop.org in February 2024 will go to BookTrust - find out more here.
Pupils got to meet Sophy Henn and learn some amazing animal facts on her tour of Northern Ireland schools.
Reading Together: BookTrust joins forces with all 12 Children's Laureates to call for investment in early years reading
BookTrust teams up with all 12 Waterstones Children's Laureates to publish an open letter calling for investment in early years reading.
We’re constantly in awe of the unique ways people fundraise for us to help get children reading – including Nic Orchard, who has flown her own aeroplane in support of BookTrust several times. Here’s her story.
Find out how BookTrust and Adoption Focus are working together to bring the joy and benefits of shared reading to adoptive families.
Find out about BookTrust's success at the Market Research Society Awards - and how we're using research to improve our work with families.
Working with a number of BookTrust’s partners across the country, Build-A-Bear Foundation has generously donated funds and over 800 reading buddy bears to nurseries and children’s centres to help get children reading.
New research from BookTrust reveals the impact of parental reading enjoyment on children’s reading habits
Find out about our latest research, exploring the importance of parents and carers' own reading enjoyment on their children's reading habits.
Find out about BookTrust's exciting new partnership with Kinship, bringing books and support to more families.
Find out how you can help to share the magic of books with children who are in care or visiting a food bank this Christmas.
Letterbox Club is a vital part of BookTrust’s commitment to supporting children from vulnerable family backgrounds. Our latest report shows the impact we made in 2023.
BookTrust Storytime returns to Northern Ireland to help make visiting the library a regular part of family life
Find out how BookTrust's programme for engaging families with visiting their local library has been scaled up in Northern Ireland with support from Libraries NI.
Find out about Phili, who is donating the proceeds of her new children's book to BookTrust.
The very first Biodiversity Storytelling Summit took place at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on Thursday 19 October.
BookTrust attended several of the Black British Book Festival’s incredible line-up of pop-up events to showcase the work of Black British authors in the heart of communities across the UK.
Find out how multiple 'reading influencers' can have a big impact on a child's reading journey, based on findings from BookTrust's Family Survey.
Find out about the epic library marathon taken on by Waterstones Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho - and how he will end in style during National Libraries Week.
“Fun is fundamental”: Michelle Robinson brings the fun of reading together to her role as BookTrust’s new Writer in Residence
Award-winning author Michelle Robinson has been announced as the new Writer in Residence at BookTrust
BookTrust and foster families from St Christopher's Fellowship are working together to design a new reading programme for children in and on the edge of care.
Find out about the special guests who will be joining Waterstones Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho when Poetry Prompts returns after a summer break.
BookTrust brings 50,000 children into over 2000 libraries with its Storytime programme and announces the shortlist for the 2024 BookTrust Storytime Prize
BookTrust has published findings from the second year (2022-23) of their BookTrust Storytime programme. The evaluation shows that the programmes brings new families into libraries and that it encourages further visits.
BookTrust the UK’s largest children’s charity has revealed the 2024 shortlist for the BookTrust Storytime Prize, highlighting the best books for sharing with babies and children under five.
BookTrust to share new interactive Axel Scheffler book chosen by early years experts to encourage families to start reading with their babies
Find out about the brand new Bookstart Baby pack which will be gifted to babies born in England and Wales, featuring a fun interactive book from Axel Scheffler.
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