Blog Posts tagged: Early Years

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Spotlight On: Penguin by Polly Dunbar

Polly Dunbar talks about the inspiration behind her picture book, Penguin, and the unexpected ways it's reached many families

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What Makes a Good Children's Book App?

There is sometimes a misconception that screen time is bad for our children's development as readers. But the argument shouldn't be about the amount of screen time - it should be about the quality of the experience children and parents have when reading a book app. In this blog post, Bev Humphrey outlines her criteria for a quality digital reading experience.

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Bookbug Week: Win Friendly Hand Puppets and a Cosy Rug!

Enter our special Bookbug Week competition to win a cosy rug, hand puppets and a mini Bookbug doll!

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10 Brilliant Events for Bookbug Week 2018

Bookbug Week is just around the corner - celebrate at one of these wonderful free events for families!

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Alan Windram, founder of Little Door Books

How Little Door Books are Helping Emerging Illustrators

Little Door Books is a new Scottish publisher aiming to help develop new illustration talent by pairing emerging illustrators with established authors. In this interview, founder Alan Windram tells us more about Little Door's approach and introduces us to some of their upcoming titles and projects.

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Making Friends: How Babies and Children Engage with Others

The theme of Bookbug Week this year is Bookbug's Friends. Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores how babies begin forming friendships from birth.

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter

Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter is the perfect book to celebrate Bookbug Week - win one of 5 copies in our Book of the Month competition!

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Bookbug Digital: Research and Development of a new Bookbug App

Dr Dylan Yamada-Rice explains more about the research process behind the development of Dubit's digital products, including the development of a new Bookbug App.

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Spotlight On: Bookbug Toddler Bag

Scottish-based blogger and book reviewer, Bookbarin, shares her thoughts on the latest Bookbug Toddler Bag.

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Bookbug Detective: What to Expect at a Bookbug Session

Going along to your first Bookbug Session can be a daunting prospect. Bookbug Detective is here to calm any nerves and let you know what you can expect at your session.

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