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A presentation given by Booktrust at the Spring 2008 regional meetings for National Year of Reading Local Authority Coordinators.

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  • Booktrust presentation

    1. 1. Booktrust Bonnie Copeman – Development Manager
    2. 2. Booktrust <ul><li>Booktrust is an independent national charity that encourages people of all ages and cultures to discover and enjoy reading. </li></ul><ul><li>Booktrust is responsible for a number of national reading promotions, literary prizes and creative reading projects aimed at encouraging readers to discover and enjoy books. </li></ul><ul><li>The reader is at the heart of everything we do. </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Bookstart Programme <ul><li>The Bookstart programme started as one of the earliest examples of integrated services for children and families </li></ul><ul><li>Bookstart has become a world first, providing universal access to two million families each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Bookstart impacts upon the five key outcomes of Every Child Matters, Birth to Three Matters and the Early Learning Goals of the Foundation Stage Curriculum </li></ul>
    4. 4. Bookstart Packs Bookstart for babies: Aims to encourage parents/carers to share books with babies from the earliest age Bookstart+ for toddlers: Aims to boost a child’s language building & listening skills with fun and engaging books & materials Treasure Chest for 3 year olds: Builds on BS+ and reinforces the importance of stories, songs and rhymes in building language skills.
    5. 5. Bookshine and Booktouch Packs <ul><li>Booktouch Pack Bookshine Pack </li></ul>
    6. 6. Dual Language materials <ul><li>Books and guidance materials available in 26 community languages </li></ul><ul><li>Free of charge to schemes </li></ul>
    7. 7. Bookstart Book Crawl <ul><li>Is a Library-joining incentive scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Wallet sized collector’s card with space for 4 stickers </li></ul>
    8. 8. New Bookstart Bookcrawl certificates for 2008 National Year of Reading <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Gwen Millward Mei Matsuoka </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Harry Nathan Reed Jim Copplestone </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    9. 9. Bookstart – the magic of sharing a book
    10. 10. Bookstart and the Booksellers Association <ul><li>A £1 book token is included in Bookstart+ and My Bookstart Treasure Chest packs. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1,200 booksellers are taking part and we hope that this number will increase </li></ul>
    11. 11. A Book in Every Stocking <ul><li>We're aiming to create special point of sale materials for independent bookshops in the hope that this will encourage families to buy more books as Christmas presents. </li></ul><ul><li>'A B ook in E very S tocking' </li></ul>
    12. 12. Booktime <ul><li>Booktime promotes reading for pleasure by giving the gift of a book pack to reception age children across the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Developed in association with Pearson Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Currently supported by Dept. for Children, Schools & Families </li></ul><ul><li>www.booktime.pearson.com </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Last autumn, Booktrust launched an exciting new national programme aimed at encouraging Year 7 children to read for pleasure. </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by DCSF, Booked Up enabled every 11 year old in England to choose a free book from a list of 12 specially selected titles. </li></ul><ul><li>www.bookedup.org.uk </li></ul>
    14. 14. The Letterbox Club <ul><li>This is a programme aimed at improving the educational outlook for children aged 7-11 in foster families. </li></ul><ul><li>The children are provided with a parcel of books, maths activities and stationery once every month for six months. </li></ul><ul><li>Further details are available from Marian Keen Downs at Booktrust via:- </li></ul><ul><li>Marian Keen Downs - Letterbox Club Project Manager direct line 020 8516 4822 e [email_address] </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Bonnie Copeman </li></ul><ul><li>Booktrust Development Manager </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.booktrust.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.bookstart.org.uk </li></ul>

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