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Habiba's story

Finding peace in books

Habiba fled Afghanistan alone with her two children. Now books are helping her build a new future.

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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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Our new Royal Patron

We are deeply honoured to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall is our new Patron.  

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“A story can speak to our hearts”

Ahead of her event with author Ben Okri at this year's Hay Festival, Book Aid International Trustee Zainab Umar shared her thoughts on the power of books.

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Books for a better life

Jocknus supports people fleeing war in South Sudan. He told us about what books mean for the youngest refugees.

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