24th July 2023
Our reading schemes
What is Bookstart
Bookstart is a national programme that encourages parents and carers to enjoy books with children from an early age.
Bookstart aims to provide a free pack of books to every baby in the UK - to inspire, stimulate and create a love of reading.
Visit the BookTrust website for more details.
Free Bookstart packs for babies aged 0-18 months
The packs contain a free book and guidance material for parents and carers. The Bookstart Baby pack can be picked up from your local library or children's centre when your child is between 0 to 18 months old.
Packs for children with additional needs
We also offer:
- Booktouch packs for children with visual impairment
- Bookshine packs for children with hearing impairment
- Bookstart Star packs for children with conditions affecting their fine motor skills
- Dual language packs
Request a Bookstart pack
To request a Bookstart pack email firstname.lastname@example.org