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.

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Thank you!

A big thank you to everyone who donated to the BookTrust Christmas appeal. With your amazing support, we have sent 9,700 children in care a special festive book gift and helped to light up their Christmas.

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