BookTrust’s press office provides accurate and up-to-the-minute news about BookTrust’s projects for journalists.

We provide information on the latest prizes and events, interviews with key BookTrust spokespeople and prize associates, images, statistics and evaluation.

For general press enquiries please email the team at To contact us directly please use the details below:

Sinead Gosai: Press Manager
T: 020 7801 8849

Emily Grigg: Press Officer
T: 020 7801 8848

Latest press releases


Waterstones Children's Laureate

Find out about Lauren Child

Find out everything that's going on with the tenth Waterstones Children's Laureate, Lauren Child, as she takes on the job from 2017-2019.

Become a Friend

Open the magical world of books

Help us make a difference to children throughout the UK. We can all do a bit more when we're supported by our Friends.


  • We are committed to supporting authors and illustrators of colour, because statistics like this NEED to change. Fi… 1 minute ago
  • Are you all ready for Easter? Make sure you have one of these perfect picture books on hand for a little storytelli… 1 hour ago
  • If Disney is your thing, we've got just the competition for you! The new Animated Classics series re-tells some of… 2 hours ago
Follow us on Twitter