Families: supporting you and you child

Looking for some reading advice for your child? Trying to get your family excited about books? You’re in the right place! We want every family to reap the joys and fun of reading – and get every child off to a flying start. 

Encouraging a love of reading


In this section

Reading tips

Get advice on reading to children, encouraging older children to read and engaging reluctant readers in this section.

Our programmes

Find out about all the programmes that BookTrust runs and how they can help you.

Bath Book Bed

Simple steps to a better night's sleep: find out more about BookTrust's Bath, Book, Bed campaign to help everyone settle into a regular bedtime routine.

Search books

Search our booklists

Find books for every occasion

Looking for the best book for an 1-year-old? Trying to find something great to read out loud? We may well have the answer - just see for yourself.

What's happening?

Stay up to date

Make sure you don't miss a thing with BookTrust's news and blogs about everything to do with the children's book world.

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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.