Bookstart in Wales

Bookstart gets families reading and sharing books from a very young age.

Every child in Wales receives two Bookstart packs from their health visitor, each containing English and Welsh language books, and a booklet full of ideas for sharing books, stories and rhymes. Find out about the support we offer health visitors and early years professionals across Wales.

Bookstart in Wales

Bookstart packs in Wales

With your help, children across Wales receive their Bookstart Baby and Early Years packs. Find out more about gifting the Bookstart packs…

Share Bookstart messages

Take a look at the key Bookstart messages to share with the families you work with.

Bookstart Superbox

Superbox resources help practitioners to run fun storytime sessions that encourage parents and carers to read and enjoy books with their children. Find out more...

BookTrust Cymru Early Years Practitioner Conferences – Autumn 2019

We’re pleased to announce that registration for the BookTrust Cymru Early Years Practitioner Conferences is now open!

Register for your ticket now and save - early-bird tickets are available at £36 until 17 September 2019.

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  • Looking for your child's next favourite read? The @Booktrust bookfinder is an easy online resource to help you discover the very best kid's books: Illustration: @katealizadeh 1 day ago
  • Chwilio am hoff ddarlleniad nesaf eich plentyn? Mae'r @Booktrust bookfinder yn adnodd ar-lein hwylus i'ch helpu i ddarganfod y llyfrau plant gorau: Darlun: @katealizadeh 1 day ago
  • We usually focus on the early years, but congratulations and llongyfarchiadau to everyone who received their A-level results today. Whatever your results were, we wish you all luck in your next steps. And remember - there will always be a good book to help you on your way! 3 days ago
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Pori Drwy Stori

An exciting universal programme

Pori Drwy Stori is the national programme for Reception-aged children in Wales, brought to you by BookTrust Cymru. It is fully bilingual and is funded by Welsh Government.

National Bookstart Week 2018 resources