Blog Posts tagged: Early Years

Baby and Auntie read a book in Gaelic

Bookbug for All: Stories, Songs and Rhymes in Gaelic

Did you know that Bookbug speaks Gaelic too? Find out more about Gaelic Bookbug Sessions, Gaelic Bookbug Bags and songs and rhymes in Gaelic in the Bookbug Song and Rhyme Library.

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Image from 123: A Walk in the Countryside

Bookbug Detective: Celebrate Autumn with Stories, Songs and Rhymes

Bookbug Detective is on hand with some stories, songs and rhymes to share with nursery children this Autumn.

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CALL Scotland symbol sheets and the Bookbug Picture Book Prize shortlist

Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2019: Accessible books and symbol resources

Taking part in the Bookbug Picture Book Prize is a great opportunity to build a love of reading from an early age. We provide a lot of resources to help children with communication difficulties explore the books - find out more in this blog post.

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Dad and child on cover of My Day

Bookbug Book of the Month: My Day: A Book of Actions

Enter our new Book of the Month competition to win a copy of My Day: A Book of Actions - perfect to share with babies and very young children!

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Cover of If You're Happy and You Know It...

Spotlight On: If You’re Happy and You Know it...

Illustrator and Art Director, Annie Kubler, describes the creative process behind If You're Happy and You Know It and offers her top tips for sharing this book with little ones.

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Dinosaur from How to Bath Your Little Dinosaur

Bookbug Detective: Making a Splash with Books about Bathtime

If your little one loves How to Bath Your Little Dinosaur from their Bookbug Toddler Bag, Bookbug Detective is on hand with some other bathtime reads for them to enjoy!

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The Humdrum Drum

Colin MacIntyre: Writing My First Picture Book

Musician and author Colin MacIntyre turns his hand to children's fiction in The Humdrum Drum. Hear from him how he came to write his first children's story, from the initial idea to finding a publisher, illustrator and his exciting launch event.

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Dad and baby reading

Reading, Watching and Telling Stories

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores the many ways that stories are shared in her household.

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Mum reading to her baby bump

Why it's never too early to share stories with your baby

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explains the benefits of sharing stories and songs with your baby both pre-and post-birth.

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Night-time scene from Moon

Bookbug Book of the Month: Moon by Patricia Hegarty and Britta Teckentrup

Moon: night-time around the world is a wonderful, rhyming picture book perfect for sharing with little ones at bedtime. The gentle rhythm and rhyme also make it a great choice for reading to your baby before they're born.

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