Order and collect your FREE Bookstart pack from your library
All children in Wales are entitled to two fantastic Bookstart packs before the age of three, which are now available to order and collect for free from selected libraries.
BookTrust programmes in Wales
Through Bookstart, BookTrust Cymru give every child in Wales their own books to have at home and supports families to read together regularly.
The Letterbox Club in Wales delivers colourful parcels of books, maths games and stationery to looked-after children in partnership with local authorities. The parcels include specially selected books and resources to reflect Welsh language and culture. The Welsh Government provides funding for a significant number of children in care, aged 3-13 years, with places available for more children through other funding sources.
Free resources for children as they start Reception class in all maintained schools in Wales: an exciting bilingual programme to support children’s literacy and numeracy, funded by the Welsh Government.
Do you work with children aged 0-5 in Wales?
Sign up to our newsletters for regular updates about our activities, resources and training for practitioners and teachers.
Great books in Welsh and English
We've put together lists of some of our favourite children's books in Welsh and English.
Great Books for Babies in Welsh and English / Llyfrau Gwych ar gyfer Babanod yn y Gymraeg a’r Saesneg
Ydych chi’n chwilio am lyfrau Cymraeg neu Saesneg i’w darllen i’ch baban?
Are you looking for books to read to your baby in Welsh or English?
Great books for reception school children in Welsh and English / Llyfrau gwych i blant derbyn yn Gymraeg a Saesneg
Mae rhaglen Pori Drwy Stori Derbyn yn ysbrydoli cariad at lyfrau, storïau a rhigymau yng Nghymru. Rydyn ni wedi dewis rhai o’n hoff lyfrau a all helpu i ddatblygu sgiliau siarad, gwrando a rhifedd.
Our Pori Drwy Stori Reception programme inspires a love of books, stories and rhymes in Wales. We’ve picked out some of our favourite books that can help develop …
The Books Council of Wales have selected some of their favourite rhyming books in Welsh and English. It aims to promote and encourage fun and enjoyable rhyme sharing activity for children in Wales aged 0-5, in Welsh and English.
Mae Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru wedi dewis rhai o'u hoff lyfrau sy'n odli yn Gymraeg a Saesneg.
Latest resources for Wales
Mae’r pecyn offer yn awgrymu ffyrdd y gall athrawon rannu’r bagiau er mwyn i’r plant wir fwynhau darllen y llyfrau a’...
This toolkit suggests ways that teachers can share the bags so that children really enjoy reading the books and the m...
- Looking for some holiday reading inspiration? https://t.co/t1Ct4aipjq 3 hours ago
- Yn edrych am ysbrydoliaeth ynglŷn â beth i’w ddarllen dros y gwyliau? https://t.co/he9Wl8EldU 3 hours ago
- Mae #SialensDdarllenYrHaf wedi cyrraedd, ac eleni rydyn ni’n dathlu #ArwyrYBydGwyllt – tybed pa lyfr Cymraeg neu Saesneg i ddechrau darllen? Mae rhestr lyfrau wych ar gyfer pob oedran yma: https://t.co/XaieR9bOmi @readingagency https://t.co/yAkbtg02xz 4 hours ago