Welcome to BookTrust Cymru

BookTrust Cymru works to inspire a love of reading in children because we know that reading can transform lives.

Every year, we give out over 175,000 carefully chosen books to children in Wales and over 230,000 literacy and numeracy resources. This work is funded by the Welsh Government.

Our work supports every family in Wales from their child’s first year of life right through to the end of their Reception year in school, starting with the gift of two BookTrust books in the Bookstart Baby pack.

BookTrust programmes in Wales

Bookstart 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.

Letterbox Club in Wales

The Letterbox Club in Wales is 10 years old. Over the last decade Letterbox Club has sent parcels to over 10,000 children in Wales.

Pori Drwy Stori

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.

Join in The Big Welsh Rhyme Time

Schools, nurseries, libraries and early years settings across Wales will soon be celebrating The Big Welsh Rhyme Time. We’ll be spending the week celebrating rhymes and songs, and all the benefits that they have for children.

The Big Welsh Rhyme Time will take place from 10-14 February 2020.

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Also for Wales

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