Your stories and testimonials

Each year we reach millions of children and families, inspiring them with our books, resources and support to get them started on their reading journeys.

Reading matters because it can have a lifelong positive impact on a child, affecting their health, wellbeing and development.

Here we've gathered stories from families and practitioners about how our work has made a difference to parents, carers and children.

Featured stories and testimonials

Maria, Foster Carer, testimonial

Foster Carer, Maria, shares her thoughts on the difference that Letterbox Club has made for children in her care.

Ruth's Story

How Bookstart's My Baby Bag is helping Ruth and her baby daughter Florence develop a love of reading together.

Carla's story

Mum Carla explains how BookTrust's care packages helped her and her family during the coronavirus lockdown.

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The Next Chapter - our strategy

There’s never been a more urgent time for us to inspire a new generation of children on their reading journeys. The Next Chapter sets out how we will get every child reading, regularly and by choice, so they can reap the lifechanging benefits of reading.

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