Explore Bookstart for partners
All families with babies aged 0-12 months are eligible to receive a free Bookstart Baby pack. These are usually gifted by health visitors.
A dedicated digital hub for BookTrust’s early years partners, including our new pilot programme Bookstart Toddler and Pre-schooler.
Bookstart is for every child, so families or carers of children age 0-5 with additional needs are entitled to these packs alongside other Bookstart offers.
Explore dual-language books, BookTrust's additional early years offer.
Tailored guidance for librarians, health visitors, early years practitioners and registrars on how best to deliver Bookstart to the families you work with.
Every child in Wales receives two Bookstart packs from their health visitor, each containing a bilingual book, guidance and resources to help families share books, stories and rhymes.
Established in 1992, Bookstart is the world's first national bookgifting programme, delivering books and resources to families with children aged 0-5.
From a small pilot project 25 years ago to the world’s first national bookgifting programme - a potted history of BookTrust's flagship early years programme.
Bookstart Coordinators area
The Bookstart Coordinators area of the website contains information on ordering support materials - such as dual-language books and The Rhyme Challenge - marketing, contact lists and resources to download.
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If you have any queries please email [email protected].
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