Get children reading

Every Discovery Book Box gives children the chance to keep reading even when the worst happens.

Welcoming Her Majesty The Queen Consort

We were honoured to receive a visit from Her Majesty The Queen Consort to our headquarters in South London on 2 February, 2023.  

Today’s visit sends a clear message about the importance of books and reading for everyone, whatever their circumstances.

Lord Boateng, Book Aid International Vice Chair

Our latest shipment

Destination

Rwanda

Date sent

03/02/2023

Books on shipment

50,786

Books sent in 2023

96,965

Calculate your impact

Publishers donate books to us, but we can’t send them without you. See how many books you could send*

Your gift of
could send 12
books worth £156.

Based on the average value of a book sent since 2017, £13.

From our blog

We can only share the power of books because of our generous supporters, our inspiring partners and our many friends. You can meet a few of them on our blog.

Blog

A year to remember

In 2022, we supported new countries, welcomed volunteers and sent more than one million books. In this blog our Chief Executive reflects on the year, and on what lies ahead.

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