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 can receive two special Bookstart packs, which are usually gifted by health visitors at your 6 month and 27 month old health checks.

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...

Things to make and do

National Bookstart Week 2018 resources

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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