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July 2023


Did you know that your local library has a fun reading challenge for children during the summer holidays? Check here for more details:

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July 2023

Are you enjoying your books?

Get in touch to let us know which books your child is enjoying this summer! Email

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February 2023

MANNINGHAM IMAGINE - free books for under-5s

Get lovely free books for your under-5s if you live in the Manningham ward in Bradford. Click the link on our home page or the Parents page to check your postcode and register.

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October 2022

MANNINGHAM IMAGINE - all babies born in 2022 in the Manningham ward can now get free books through the post

Register your child online by clicking the link on our Home page

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July 2022

Our 10th anniversary

Watch this space for details of our 10th anniversary events in the autumn. Please get in touch if you or your company wants to help.

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March 2022

Award for Canterbury Imagine

Jan has been given a Points of Light award by the Government for making a difference in our community. The website is

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January 2022

Books for cold Winter days!

Hope the 3-year-olds in Bradford have been enjoying cuddling up with this book over the Christmas holidays. We provide free books for under-5s in parts of BD5/BD7/BD8 areas. Check your postcode on the checker on the website for more.

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July 2021

Babies need books!

We are on a mission to register more babies as many born in 2020 and 2021 have missed out on finding out about how to get their free books. Check your postcode on our website and share this with other families.

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June 2021

List of books arriving in June!

Is your child excited about this month's book? Here's a sneak preview of what's coming: Choose Llamas for children born in 2016 When I grow Up Firefighter for babies born in 2017 Brothers Forever for children born in 2018 Shark in the Park for babies born in 2019 Is That You, Little Bear? for babies born in 2020 Baby Touch: B&W Animals for babies born in 2021

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January 2021

Possible delay to January's books

January's books might arrive later than usual, because of delays with shipping via the ports as a result of the Brexit changes. You might have seen it on the news. Sorry. Books should arrive later this month.

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make a difference

By making a donation today or sponsoring a child you can help usĀ improve literacy and life chances for under-5s in Bradford.

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£25a year

12free books


(Other donation options available)