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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.
Three legacy projects are announced today in memory of Wendy Cooling MBE. Wendy was a pioneer and the founder of Bookstart, the BookTrust programme which gets books into the hands of millions of babies and toddlers each year in the UK and which inspired equivalent programmes around the world.
Yorkshire’s elected Mayors join forces with BookTrust and commit to promoting early years reading to give local children the best start in life
Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire and Oliver Coppard, Mayor of South Yorkshire agree to promote shared reading support for children in the early years at a BookTrust roundtable event.
Diana Gerald has been Chief Executive of BookTrust since 2015 and has been instrumental in refocusing the charity’s support to reach more children from low-income families.
The campaign is being launched as new research shows that only one in three children are read a story every day or nearly every day by their dads.
Waterstones Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho launches 'Bookmaker Like You' with a mission to ensure 'every child can see themselves as a storyteller with a voice to be heard'
Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022-2024, Joseph Coelho, has revealed details for a new project with a mission to ensure that every child can see themselves as a storyteller.
Almost a quarter of children from low-income families missing out on the benefits of reading in their first year, BookTrust research shows
Find out about new BookTrust research exploring reading in the early years - and why families need support to get reading.
A BookTrust pilot is supporting families and practitioners to share stories with their children in their early years
A new pilot from BookTrust is reaching families in disadvantaged areas across England, Wales and Northern Ireland with expertly designed and carefully curated packs of books, resources and activities that inspire families with children in their early years on their reading journeys.
Families and librarians vote for this fun interactive book to be crowned the winner of the BookTrust Storytime Prize.
Find out about our new interactive tool which shares information about the benefits of reading.
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