Timothy in Ghana
The books let me feel happy. Goldilocks and the Three Bears is my favourite. Having books in school helps us.
Habiba in Greece
I think the books are very good for me – for my heart.
Tofiro in Zimbabwe
We get a lot of assistance from reading books that help us to manage the garden.
Fikanayo in Malawi
The internet might tell you something but books are better. They give you more information.
Madame Anne in Kenya
I am passionate about books because books changed me. I am a different person because of them
George in Ghana
The pandemic affected me greatly because I feel like I am behind at school, and that makes me sad.
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
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We join the world in expressing our deepest sympathies to everyone affected by the recent earthquakes in Turkey.
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.