Bookstart Storyteller Hub

Welcome to the dedicated digital hub for BookTrust’s early years partners – covering all of our early years programmes.

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Toddler and Preschooler

Toddler and Pre-schooler

A new pilot offer designed for families who may need a hand to get started with reading.


BookTrust Storytime

Exciting new library experiences for families with fun, free activities for 0-5s, including storytime sessions.

BookTrust's early years reading journey

Graphic of reading journey

More to explore on the early years journey

Newborn 0-6 months

Black-and-white booklets

A booklet for families with newborns, full of the high-contrast images babies love.

Bookstart Baby 0-1

Bookstart Baby

Our much-loved free book bag for all babies under 12 months.

My Story Pack 4-5

My Story Pack

Packs and resources to encourage families to read together as children start school.

Time to Read 4-5

Time to Read

A free book for every Reception-aged child.

Dual-language books

Dual-language books

Free dual-language books and resources for families who have English as an additional language.

Bookstart SEN packs

Bookstart SEN packs

Find out more about our Bookshine, Booktouch and Bookstart Star additional needs packs.