Seven Stories is a charity - all the money we raise is used to save, celebrate and share the wonderful world of children's books.

There are lots of ways to help us build upon the great achievements of our first ten years and bring the joy of reading to as many children as possible. You can support us by making a donation, working with us in a corporate partnership, taking part in one of our events or simply spreading the word about Seven Stories.

Don't forget, you are also supporting Seven Stories when you purchase an Annual Pass, shop in our amazing bookshop or hire a room for your event.

Seven Stories - The National Centre for Children's Books is a charitable company limited by guarantee.

Our Board of Trustees meets regularly to ensure the sound governance and strong leadership of our charity.

Our Board of Trustees is comprised of the following people:

Sally Pelham – Chair

Mark Robinson – Vice Chair

Douglas Dodds

Matthew Grenby

Nick Kemp

Deirdre McDermott

Matt McWhinnie

Linda Moore OBE

Julia Morrison

Catriona Nicholson

Anthony Pierce

Irna Qureshi

Manohari Saravanamuttu

We are also grateful to our Patrons who, through their influence and knowledge, are passionate advocates of our charity and the work we do.

Our Patrons are:

David Almond
Lord Beecham of Benwell and Newcastle
David Lloyd
Philip Pullman CBE
Michael Rosen
Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Our Founder Patrons are Elizabeth Hammill OBE and Mary Briggs OBE.

Seven Stories is a charity – all the money we raise is used to save, celebrate and share the wonderful world of children’s books. Find out more on our Support Us section.

You can read our latest Annual Review here.

Charity No: 1056812