A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

‘Children at Dalry Primary School receive their Bookbug Primary 1 Family Packs (credit Rob McDougall)

‘Children at Dalry Primary School receive their Bookbug Primary 1 Family Packs (credit Rob McDougall)

The Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awardees’ (credit Rob McDougall)

The Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awardees’ (credit Rob McDougall)

Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust believes that books have the power to change lives. We work to inspire and support the people of Scotland to read and write for pleasure.

  • We give free books to every child in Scotland to ensure families of all backgrounds can share the joy of books at home.
  • We work with teachers to inspire children to develop a love of reading, creating innovative classrooms activities, book awards and author events programme.
  • We support Scotland’s diverse writing community with our training, awards and writing opportunities.
  • We fund a range of author events for the public to enjoy and promote Scottish writing to people worldwide.

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