BookTrust bookgifting schemes (United Kingdom)

Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support to help develop a love of reading, because we know that reading can transform lives. Bookstart has two universal packs, which every child will be Read More …

Reading Aloud Week (Voorleesweek)

Reading Aloud Week is an annual event, held each November, to encourage reading to young children, whether at nursery, in the library or at home. The program focuses on children of nursery and pre-school age, yet, the joy of being Read More …

15 Steps Towards Reading (Austria)

As part of its campaign for elementary and primary education and network projects, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s Affairs and the Buchklub developed the programme ’15 Steps towards Reading’ (Flyer 15 Steps towards Reading): During the school Read More …

Book searcher – Boekenzoeker (Belgium)

The Book Searcher is a website where readers between the ages of 0 and 18 find reading suggestions that suit their frame of mind or interests. The site is a joint venture between the Nederlandse Taalunie and Stichting Lezen. This Read More …

Book Start: Books for Babies (Switzerland)

Rhymes, verses, word games and colorful picture books – these not only make the early years fun for children, but also form the bulk of language development. Supporting the development of language in early childhood is the goal of projects Read More …

Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place in every community in Scotland in November each year. During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community Read More …

Bookstart inspired programmes in EURead

Bookstart encourages all parents and carers to enjoy books with children from as early an age as possible. Since its pilot in Birmingham, England in 1992, Bookstart has grown into a national programme. Its influence has since extended beyond the Read More …

Bookstart (United Kingdom)

Bookstart offers the gift of free books to all children at key stages before they start school. We provide parental guidance materials to inspire a love of reading in babies, toddlers and preschoolers as well as helping professionals to support Read More …

Book World Prague 2019 (Czech Republic)

As it celebrates its first quarter-century, Book World Prague will explore memory and reminiscence and the colour and variety of Latin America  The Book World Prague international book fair and literary festival is celebrating a jubilee year. Between 9th and Read More …

Children’s Book Month (Belgium)

Children’s Book Month is an annual event, held in March, and is the major book festival for children between the ages of 4 and 12. Each spring we celebrate the best children’s books on that year’s chosen theme. This unfading project Read More …