Cressida Cowell, the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, is calling on Boris Johnson to commit to a yearly investment of £100m in primary school libraries.... Read more
BookTrust will deliver 700,000 free books to every school starter as part of the annual Time to Read campaign this week.
Reading charity BookTrust will give 700,000 copies of Rob Hodgson’s The Cave (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books) to school starters in England as part of its Time to... Read more
Candy Gourlay will explore how books can be both mirrors and windows to the world in her new role as BookTrust’s writer in residence.... Read more
BookTrust is hoping to raise more than £116,700 to buy books for 11,500 children via its 2018 Christmas appeal.
BookTrust has chosen Little Monkey by author and illustrator Marta Altés (Macmillan Children’s Books) for this year’s Time to Read campaign.... Read more
Increasing the number of children and families who enjoy reading is the Holy Grail for BookTrust and the book trade. New research shines a light... Read more
Channel 5’s Milkshake! team is celebrating World Book Day by reading 10 picture books after striking a partnership with BookTrust.
BookTrust will give books by David Melling and Ed Vere to more than a million children this year through its giveaway programmes.
Raymond Briggs has been awarded this year’s BookTrust lifetime achievement award.