A huge thank you to everyone who took part in Pyjamarama on Friday 13 May. We had a brilliant day and hope you did too!

Across the country, hundreds of schools, nurseries, parents/carers, childminders, out of school clubs and libraries, enjoyed stories and rhymes in their PJs – all to raise money to make sure every child gets a bedtime story.

Download Pyjamarama certificate for children who took part

Download Pyjamarama certificate for schools or nurseries who took part


You can now pay in your donation – and remember to include your Fundraising Reference Number. The money you raise will help make sure that children can experience the joy and comfort that reading brings.


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Activity ideas and more

Additional activities to celebrate your day, from making your own finger puppets to a children's guide on how to write a book review.

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Author videos to use on the day

Special author videos recorded by some of our favourite authors, which can be used as part of your story time session.

Frank Cottrell-Boyce reads The Astounding Broccoli Boy

Hannah Lee reads The Rapping Princess

Smriti Halls reads Not That Pet

Liz Pichon reads Ten Tremendous Tales

Ed Vere's special pyjama draw-along

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How your money helps

Naomi grew up in a household with few books. When Naomi started her own family, she came across BookTrust’s Bookstart programme and was told about the importance of reading with her baby from the start. As soon as her daughter was born, Naomi made sure there was always time to snuggle up and read together, and her daughter who is now six, is an avid reader and always has a book on the go. Naomi has seen how reading takes her into imaginary worlds and helps her deal with everyday worries and is amazed how it is also helping her to do well in all subjects at school.

Not all children get the same opportunity as Naomi’s daughter and through Pyjamarama we want to help support the children who are at risk of missing out on the joy and confidence that bedtime stories provide.

Find out more about how BookTrust makes a difference

Illustrations © Anjan Sarkar

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