We are the UK’s largest reading charity and reach 3.9 million children each year with books, resources and support to help develop a love of reading.

BookTrust is national in scale and works in every region in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. We work through every local authority via children’s centres, schools, libraries and health professionals to reach families who need us most.

Our prizes and awards celebrate writing from the UK and beyond, bringing new releases to a wider audience and getting readers to engage with different types of books. They also support writers and illustrators, rewarding them for their endeavours, and celebrate children’s books and writers as an important part of the UK’s arts and culture landscape.

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