BookTrust Represents is our programme which supports and promotes authors and illustrators of colour. Head to our 'Support for Schools' page to sign up for our free virtual author visits and find book recommendations.
Get top tips for encouraging a reading for pleasure culture in your school, with tried and tested ideas from teachers and staff.
Find useful pointers to help you engage all sorts of children with books - from the importance of inclusive bookshelves to supporting reluctant readers.
Poetry Prompts is the flagship programme from Waterstones Children's Laureate Joseph Coelho, designed to encourage a love of reading and writing poetry.
A new video is released each week with a fun activity for children to try, from writing haiku to discovering techniques like alliteration, rhyme and similes.
Each video is accompanied by a downloadable resource from CLPE to help you make the most of the videos in your classroom.
Find out what four Year 6 children thought of our BookTrust Represents virtual author visit with Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock.
Esther Brown, Primary English Lead, shares how she has used Joseph Coelho's Poetry Prompts with her students.
Mr Pocknell from Our Lady Queen Of Peace Catholic Primary School explains how Pyjamarama has helped to build a reading for pleasure culture.
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