More about the Letterbox Club
The Letterbox parcels contain books, maths games and stationery for children and young people to keep. Each year, the books in the parcels are selected by an independent panel of experts.
Letterbox Club, a reading programme for children who are looked-after, is grateful for the help of its many patrons and supporters – including Dame Jacqueline Wilson and the Rt Hon Alan Johnson.
The Welsh Government provides funding for a set number of children to participate in the Letterbox Club each year. Find out more and look inside the book parcels.
The Letterbox Club reaches children who are looked-after in Scotland, funded by via subscription from local councils, schools or libraries.
The Letterbox Club in Northern Ireland is funded by Fostering Network Northern Ireland as part of its Fostering Achievement programme, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Government. Once signed-up each child receives their own colourful parcel of books, maths games, stationery every month for six months.
Registration for 2019 is now open! Local authorities and schools can enrol children for The Letterbox Club. Each participating child gets six colourful parcels of books, number games and stationery - one per month, usually from May to October.
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Time to Read
Let's read more with children, whatever their age - because brilliant things happen when families find Time to Read. Every four-year-old in England will get a free book to enjoy and share this September, through our Time to Read initiative.
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