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Bookstart is the world’s first national bookgifting programme, giving free books to all children in England and Wales at two key ages before school.
Find out about free Bookstart packs for children aged 0-12 months and 3-4 years, plus additional needs packs, newborn packs and more...
Find out about Arts Council NI Author Tours and catch up with the latest news from Bookstart Northern Ireland.
Through Bookstart, BookTrust Cymru give every child in Wales their own books to have at home and supports families to read together regularly.
The dancing may be done, but the fun just carries on. With our crafts, rhymes and storytimes, your Bird Boogie can last all year long...
Do you work with children aged 0-5?
Visit our Bookstart practitioners section for tailored information, guidance and resources to help you deliver our early years programmes.
Why not share some of these stories?
Our themed booklists are full of great picture book ideas for little ones. Just print them out or jot them down and see what you can pick up at your local library.
From bottoms and pants to kung-fu pandas and monsters, there is a story for every child in this great list of funny books that will have you and your child rolling about with laughter.
Come rain or shine, these wonderful books capture the feelgood fun of sunshine and holidays.
Great books to share with deaf children. The Bookshine booklist aims to introduce ideas for books for children up to the age of five, based on ideas given to us by parents, teachers, children and experts.
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