Bookstart packs and programmes

Discover more about Bookstart programmes, the contents of the packs and the benefits of delivering Bookstart.

Explore the links below to find details of our Bookstart Baby, Treasure and Additional Needs packs, as well as our children’s centre programme, Bookstart Corner. We hope this information will support your work and assist you in delivering Bookstart resources to children and families in your community.

About the Bookstart packs

Bookstart Baby pack

All families with babies aged 0-12 months are eligible to receive a free Bookstart Baby pack. These are usually gifted by health visitors.

Bookstart Treasure pack

The Bookstart Treasure envelope is gifted to all children when they are 3-4 years old by their nursery, children's centre or other early years setting.

Bookstart Corner

Bookstart Corner supports settings across England to help families that need extra support to develop a love of stories, books and rhymes.

Additional needs packs

Bookstart is for every child, so families or carers of children age 0-5 are entitled to our additional needs packs alongside the two standard Bookstart packs.

Need to print out a summary of all our packs?

Download our leaflet

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Bookstart FAQs

Your Bookstart questions answered

If you have a query about Bookstart, you should be able to find the answer in our frequently asked questions section. If you can't find what you're looking for, just follow the 'contact us' link and we'll be happy to help.


Find your next book

Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.

Delivering Bookstart

Guidance and advice on gifting the Bookstart packs

Get detailed information on delivering Bookstart, including multi-agency working, key messaging and working with every family.