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.
Download our bilingual craft and colouring sheets.
It's story time
Snuggle up with your little one and enjoy listening to a story together in English or Welsh.
Share a rhyme
Have fun sharing rhymes with your child. Sing-along to our audio rhymes or download our rhyme sheets.
BookTrust Cymru HomeTime
Looking for something fun as a family? We have stories to enjoy, rhymes and songs to share, and fun games and activities from some great authors, illustrators and storytellers from Wales.
Your local library
Many libraries in Wales hold their own Bookstart Storytimes and Rhymetimes. Discover more about what your local library can offer you.
Reading with your child
Read our helpful tips on how to enjoy books with your child and get the most out of your story times together.
Wondering what to read next?
Our Bookfinder is an easy way to find exciting new books to share with your child. You can search by age and topic to help you find your next reading adventure from thousands of books.
Keep up to date with the latest news on BookTrust Cymru’s programmes and campaigns in Wales.
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Working with nurseries and schools
Find out more about our exciting bilingual programme for children aged 3-5 years.