Bookstart in Wales

It’s never too early to start sharing books, stories and rhymes. Through Bookstart, BookTrust Cymru makes sure that every child in Wales has their own books at home and supports families to read together regularly.

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Bookstart packs in Wales

Every child in Wales receives two special Bookstart packs which are given to families by health visitors before their child turns one and when their child is 27 months old.

Listen to Bookstart stories

We've recorded some of our Bookstart stories in both Welsh and English for you to enjoy together. Just click the play arrows and settle down for an extra special storytime...

Celebrating 25 Years of Bookstart

It's Bookstart's 25th Anniversary this year...find out how we'll be celebrating in Wales!

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Things to make and do

National Bookstart Week 2017 activities

Ready bunnies, steady bunnies...

Enjoy our all-singing, all-dancing storybook

Join playful bunnies and a friendly fox in our brilliant interactive storybook version of Everybunny Dance! You can read along in Welsh and English, and children will love tapping the dancing stars to hear sound effects and music.

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