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  • Bookstart is a national programme giving free books to parents and carers.
  • Bookstart packs help you, and your baby, discover the joy of reading books.
  • Free to all children in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

All babies born in the UK, and aged 0-12 months, are entitled to this pack;         

  • Two sturdy board books in a bright bag
  • Nursery rhyme poster.
  • Advice and information on choosing and sharing books.

My Bookstart treasure envelope

Your child will receive these goodies, when they are three years old.

  • Two fantastic picture books.
  • Information on choosing and enjoying books to read.

How to claim your pack

  • Baby Bookstart - your health visitor will give you this after your baby is born or visit your local library.
  • My Bookstart treasure bag - your child's nursery or early years setting will give you this when your child turns three.