The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a non-profit organization which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together.


Access2Books produces high quality children’s books in dual format - giant print (75pt) with braille and accessible illustrations. The design enables adults and children, disabled and non-disabled, to read together,  forming educational and social relationships - the biggest contributing factors to children's early years learning of language, confidence and social interaction. These handmade books can be found on library and school shelves, homes and charities.  They are read by the disabled community with many different conditions, learning disabled, dyslexia, deaf/blind, sight impairments alongside their non-disabled friends and families.  62 titles include: Aliens Love Underpants and Penguin.

Books for KeepsBooks for Keeps
The children's book magazine online.


Booktrust is an independent national charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages and cultures to engage with books and the written word.


British CouncilBritish Council
An organisation which works toward strengthening understanding and trust between different cultures.


Children's Book CircleChildren's Book Circle
A lively discussion forum for all those involved in children’s books. 


Children's LaureateChildren's Laureate
The role of Children's Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children's books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field. The appointment of a Children's Laureate acknowledges the importance of exceptional children's authors in creating the readers of tomorrow.

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users.

Inclusive Minds Inclusive Minds

Inclusive Minds is a collaboration of consultants and campaigners with a passion for inclusion, diversity, equality and accessibility in children's literature.


National Centre for Research in Children's LiteratureNational Centre for Research on Children's Literature
Promoting critical debate and enquiry in the field of children’s literature through excellence in teaching and research.

National Literacy TrustNational Literacy Trust
The National Literacy Trust is an independent charity that changes lives through literacy.

Outside InOutside In
An organisation set up to promote, explore and celebrate world literature and particularly children's books in translation.

School Library AssociationSchool Library Association
Committed to supporting everyone involved with school libraries, promoting high quality reading and learning opportunities for all. 

Scottish Book TrustScottish Book Trust
The leading agency for the promotion of reading, writing and literature in Scotland.

Seven StoriesSeven Stories 
Seven Stories is where British children's books are collected, explored and celebrated. 

Story MuseumStory Museum
A museum in Oxford which celebrates stories and storytelling.

The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) is a registered charity, which has as its sole object the advancement of education in literacy. 


Welsh Books CouncilWelsh Books Council
The Welsh Books Council is a national body, funded by the Welsh Assembly Government, which provides a focus for the publishing industry in Wales.