Are you ready for Pyjamarama?

Join us this June for one magical day in pyjamas and help BookTrust give every child a bedtime story.

On Friday 7 June, we’re teaming up with some of your favourite children’s characters – Matilda, Ben and Holly, Horrid Henry and Tracy Beaker – to get the nation’s children wearing pyjamas for a day and we want you to get involved.

Get your free fundraising pack

Just click on the box below that's right for you to register for your free fundraising pack. Whether you’re a school, class, nursery or office, our packs have everything you need to spend a fabulous day in PJs.

Then invite everyone involved to donate £1 in support of BookTrust and enjoy a colourful, fun celebration of bedtime stories. Help us make sure that no child misses out on a bedtime story.

Pyjamarama for nurseries and primary schools

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Want your children to spend a day in their pyjamas? Sign up here for a free fundraising pack if you work at a school or nursery.

Pyjamarama for parents, carers and childminders

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If you’re a parent, carer or childminder looking after 10 children or fewer, sign up here for your free fundraising pack.

Pyjamarama for workplaces

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Sick of office wear? Wear your pyjamas to work on 7 June instead (or a sticker if you’re shy!). Sign up here to get your free fundraising pack.

Tracy Beaker and Ben and HollySign up by 31 May for a chance to win a special visit to your school or nursery

Win a visit from Francesca Simon or Nick Sharratt

Sign up to take part in Pyjamarama by 31 May and you will be entered into a free prize draw to win a visit from Francesca Simon, author of Horrid Henry, or Nick Sharratt, illustrator of Tracy Beaker, to your school. The draw is open to schools in England and Northern Ireland only. Sign up today using the nurseries and schools link above. Terms and Conditions apply.

Win a visit from Ben & Holly

Sign up to take part in Pyjamarama by 31 May and you will be entered into a free prize draw to win a visit from Ben & Holly from the Little Kingdom to your nursery or school. The draw is open to nurseries, schools or settings in England only. Sign up today using the nurseries and schools link above. Terms and Conditions apply.

Are you a library or children’s centre gifting Pyjamarama books?

As part of our celebration of bedtime stories this June, BookTrust is giving away 450,000 books through Pyjamarama events at libraries, children’s centres and through refuge centres and food banks.

If you’re one of our valued partners, find out about the great books and activities that will be heading your way, and how you can support families to build confidence around reading.

Explore Pyjamarama in your community

How BookTrust makes a difference

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Our programmes

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Letterbox Club

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Our Letterbox Club aims to inspire a love of reading and engagement with numeracy in children aged 3-13, through parcels containing books, maths games, stationery and more.

Why reading matters

Getting children and families reading for pleasure

Find out about the impact of our work and read testimonials to discover how it has made a real difference to practitioners, parents, carers and children.