Bookstart is the national programme that aims to provide free packs of books for all babies and preschoolers. Each pack contains free books to share with your child, as well as helpful advice and other fun resources.
This is how the scheme works in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
For babies aged 0 to 12 months.
In Richmond these are given by the Health Visitor Team during the baby's first year.
The Bookstart Baby Pack contains:
For children aged 3 to 4 years.
In Richmond most children will receive their Treasure Gift via their early years setting (for example pre-school playgroup or nursery).
The Bookstart Treasure Gift contains:
Updated: 11 September 2017