Ruth’s light library

“I believe a person who doesn’t read books is not a learner.” 

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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.

Our latest shipment

Destination

Zambia

Books on shipment

51,188

Books sent this year

787,976

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.

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Stories from near and far

Virginia grew up without children’s books but became an author – and she believes in the power of books.

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