Bookstart Professionals

Research reports and evaluations

Read summaries and full reports of research and evaluation done around Bookstart programmes

Handbooks and video

Download handbooks for Bookstart professionals and watch a video for Health Visitors around gifting the packs

National Bookstart Week

Professionals around the country helped families discover their heroes and a love of reading

Take the Rhyme Challenge

Get children and their families learning rhymes together at your children's centre, nursery or playgroup.

Booktrust research blog: October 2014

The group who received book sharing training showed the biggest improvements...

The Booktrust Research team

Storytime and CBeebies

Bookstart coordinators joined with CBeebies presenters for some pirate-themed storytelling fun in Manchester

Watch Maia's reading journey

Discover what happens when a baby is given a love of stories, songs and rhymes from the start.

Bookstart research

Bookstart matters! Read reports and summaries of independent research that supports our work in helping all children develop a love of reading.

Top resources

Bilingual Welsh and English activity sheet to accompany audio. Supporting materials for the September 2014 Super Box conferences in Wales.

Bilingual Welsh and English activity sheet to accompany audio. Supporting materials for the September 2014 Super Box conferences in Wales.

Latest resources

Bilingual Welsh and English activity sheet to accompany audio. Supporting materials for the September 2014 Super Box conferences in Wales.

Bilingual Welsh and English activity sheet to accompany audio. Supporting materials for the September 2014 Super Box conferences in Wales.