what is Books for Kids?

Books for Kids Helps place new books into the hands of at-risk children through collaborations with schools, social service agencies, preschools, and early childhood centers.


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The Carpet Court Storybook Challenge is giving primary schools located near participating Carpet Court stores the chance to win $1,000 in books and colourful reading mats for their classroom as well as individual book prizes.

We welcome the support from Dymocks Camberwell, please visit their Facebook page to find out more about them. 

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Tips for Parents
One of the simplest things you can do to help your child succeed in life is to read together every day. Don't wait until the child's first day of school to begin at-home reading. The sooner you begin, the smarter your child becomes.


Ideas for Teachers
How you can get Parents and Students Involved in Reading. Under the terms of your grant from Books for Kids you agree to distribute books in a creative, festive way as well as to involve families.