Bookstart Corner: Tools for practitioners

Welcome to the Bookstart Corner: Tools for practitioners hub, where you'll find information, guidance, ideas and training to get you ready to deliver this free, targeted offer from BookTrust.

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'It's made me feel lots better! It’s given me lots of ideas for sharing books etc. It’s helped with speech too.' Parent, quoted by Bookstart Corner practitioner

Your Bookstart Corner hub

What is Bookstart Corner?

Find out about the Bookstart Corner programme, who it’s for and what it can help you achieve.

Delivering Bookstart Corner

A guide to your free resources, plus planning and delivering Bookstart Corner tailored to the needs of your setting and the families you work with.

Ideas and inspiration

Find out how Bookstart Corner is being delivered at children's centres in Brent, and get great activity ideas to help engage families with different needs.

The impact of Bookstart Corner

Through Bookstart Corner, sharing books, stories and rhymes can impact various aspects of families’ lives. Find out more about the benefits of Corner.

Training for practitioners

Get ready to deliver Bookstart Corner at your setting with guides, tools and a quiz to test your knowledge.

Downloads and video

All the resources, tools and video you need to support the delivery of Bookstart Corner at your setting.