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.
Two Faber Children’s titles are in the running for the 2017 Blue Peter Book Awards, along with books from HarperCollins Children’s, David Fickling Books, Wide... Read more
Reading charity BookTrust is giving out 700,000 free copies of Kitchen Disco, a picture book by Clare Foges and illustrated by Al Murphy (Faber Children’s),... Read more
BookTrust c.e.o Diana Gerald has expressed disappointment that a BBC survey revealing which books children should read focuses only on the classics.... Read more