Booktrust gifts free copies of Super Duck to neonatal units so that parents can read to their premature and poorly babies.
A project that encourages male prisoners to read with their young families has earned praise from Ofsted for its contribution to family learning. The Booktrust Stories Tour, which took a live literature show into prisons for prisoners to enjoy with their children, has been named a model of good practice by Ofsted.
Press release in MS Word: 'Be the hero of your own story with Bookstart this summer'
PDF certificate in English and Welsh for rewarding your hero
Craft activity PDF with instructions for designing and cutting out a hero mask and mark-making on a hero scene
PDF certificate with Super Duck illustration and blank spaces for writing over
Press release: 'Be the hero of your own story with Bookstart this summer'
Findings of the third stage in a longitudinal study of babies who received Bookstart in 1992 as well as summary findings from the first two stages (Conducted by Wade and Moore in 1998)
Small-scale evaluation, comparing intervention group with matched control group, conducted by Hines and Brookes (2005).
Findings from case studies with 8 families on how they experience bookgifting and use books in the home (2010 - Kate Pahl)
Independent impact evaluation based on mixed methods research (2010 - CRG Research limited).
Findings from a systematic review of the Bookstart resources (2012 - Sheffield Hallam University)
Findings from a mixed method evaluation of Bookstart England (2012 - Sheffield Hallam University).
Results from a randomised controlled trial (Sept 2012 - Jan 2013) to evaluate impact of Bookstart Treasure pack. (Sheffield Hallam University)