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Nadia Shireen announces winners of Me, Myself and I writing competition

BookTrust's Writer in Residence Nadia Shireen chooses the five winners of her creative writing competition, all about children putting themselves at the centre of their stories.

Local children boogie with the birds to celebrate National Bookstart Week in Northern Ireland

Children from Ravenscroft Nursery celebrated the launch of BookTrust’s National Bookstart Week at Window on Wildlife in Belfast Harbour this June.

Keeeeeep reading! Strictly star Ore Oduba teams up with BookTrust for National Bookstart Week

450,000 copies of Lucy Cousins' A Busy Day for Birds will be given to families during National Bookstart Week this year.

Monkeying around with reading: every reception child in England to get this free book

School starters in England will receive their very own copy of the book Little Monkey, as part of our Time to Read campaign.

Alex T. Smith visits Belfast schools to help inspire a love of reading

Alex T Smith visits four schools in Belfast to help encourage a love of reading, as part of the BookTrust NI Author Tour.

Romantic relationships are suffering because of a lack of sleep, parents admit

Parents admit that they feel sleep-deprived and it's having an impact on their relationships with their partner in a new BookTrust survey.

Poet Aneirin Karadog visits school children in Ceredigion to celebrate stories and rhymes

200 reception children enjoy interactive workshops based on BookTrust Cymru's Pori Drwy Stori Boomerang Book bags.

BookTrust NI and SONI celebrate their continued partnership in Armagh

Sure Start families enjoyed a morning of playful story and rhyme time at Armagh Robinson Library to celebrate the extended partnership between SONI (System Operator for Northern Ireland) and BookTrust NI.

Tales of unexplained phenomenon and magical witches and warriors win 2018 Blue Peter Book Awards

Real-Life Mysteries and Wizards of Once take the top spots for Best Story and Best Book with Facts prize, voted for by over 500 children.

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