Last year World Book Day gifted over a million £1 books in the UK & Ireland in only five weeks. 1 in 3 of children receiving free school meals said the book they ‘bought’ with their WBD book token was the first book they had of their own. If you would like to donate to help provide more books to children and young people, click here
Here’s our special edit of books, old and new, some just for you and some to enjoy together with your child. Spending just 10 minutes a day reading and sharing stories with children can make a crucial difference to their future success and it’s fun for all involved.
Top row L-R:
Black Beauty: An Autobiography of an Horse by Anna Sewell (new edition November 2020)
Stable Lass: Tales from a Yorkshire Racing Yard by Gemma Hogg
One Day Event by Josephine Pullein-Thompson
Middle row L-R:
Polo by Jilly Cooper
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy
Hitler’s Horses: The Incredible True Story of the Detective who Infiltrated the Nazi Underworld by Arthur Brand
Bottom row L-R:
Frankel: The Greatest Racehorse of All Time and the Sport That Made Him by Simon Cooper
The Maltese Cat by Rudyard Kipling
The Racehorse Who Learned to Dance by Clare Balding
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