Bookstart Corner

Bookstart Corner is a free, targeted programme allowing settings to offer support for families so that they can read together with their children with confidence. Find out more about the programme and hear from early years practitioners about its impact.

Registration for Bookstart Corner 2018-19 is now closed

If you would like to get involved in Bookstart Corner in the future, and you aren't already receiving emails from us, please contact and we'll make sure you're on the mailing list.

Already registered? Please log in using the grey tab at the top of this page - and the login details sent to you by BookTrust - to access information on the resources you will receive, session ideas, key messaging and more. You can also take the Bookstart Corner training quiz.

If you have any queries, please email us at and we'll be happy to help. 

How Bookstart Corner makes a difference

What is Bookstart Corner?

Find out more about the Bookstart Corner programme and the free resources on offer.

The benefits of Bookstart Corner

How Bookstart Corner can help boost parent and carer confidence around shared reading, increase family interaction, extend children's interest in books and much more.

'Bookstart Corner is making the difference'

Bookstart Corner Champion Jessica Lanham talks about her experience of using the programme to promote book-sharing to families needing more support, and why she would recommend Bookstart Corner.

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More about Bookstart packs and gifting

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.

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.