Additional offers

Explore the additional early years programmes BookTrust offers alongside the universal Bookstart packs. Find out more in this section about the Rhyme Challenge, Newborn black-and-white packs, dual language books and the Bear’s Reading Adventure library offer.

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Dual language books

Bookstart offers free dual language books in more than 30 community languages, which can be gifted as an addition to the Baby or Treasure pack to families that have English as an additional language.

The Rhyme Challenge

Take the Rhyme Challenge - a fantastic, fun way to get the children and families you support rhyming and learning together at children's centres, nurseries and playgroups.

Bear's Reading Adventure

Bookstart's free sticker storybook initiative is a fantastic, fun-filled way to get children and families visiting their local library regularly. Find out more about the project and how you and your library can get involved.

Newborn packs: black-and-white booklets

Bookstart's Newborn packs contain a Baby's First Shapes black-and-white booklet and are ideal for gifting to new parents and their babies.

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Bookstart packs

Free books for every child

BookTrust offers a range of packs that you can gift to families as part of the Bookstart programme. Find out how our universal, additional needs and targeted packs can help get your families sharing books together every day.

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Find books for every occasion

Looking for a brilliant book for a one-year-old? Trying to find something great to read out loud? We may well have the answer - just see for yourself.

The Letterbox Club

The Letterbox Club

The Letterbox Club aims to inspire a love of reading and engagement with numeracy in children aged 3-13 who are looked-after. They are enrolled by local authorities and schools, and receive monthly parcels of books and educational materials.