Blog Posts tagged: Early Years

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Wonderful Picture Books for the Festive Season

Librarians, booksellers and others working in Early Years share some favourite picture books to look out for this festive season

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Celebrating the IBBY Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities

Scottish Book Trust were fortunate to receive IBBY Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities during Book Week Scotland. Discover more about the collection and read about a few of our favourites in Emma Dunn's blog.

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Bookbug Book of the Month: The Jolly Christmas Postman

We have 5 copies of The Jolly Postman at Christmas to give away in our December Book of the Month competition. Answer our simple question to be in with a chance of winning this classic picture book in time for Christmas.

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Bookbug Detective: Getting involved in Book Week Scotland!

Looking for ways to get little ones involved in Book Week Scotland? Bookbug Detective is on hand to suggest a few ways to celebrate.

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Off script: How telling the story in your own words can add value

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores the reasons why reading books word for word or telling the story in your own words both have positive effects on a child's development.

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The App That Bookbug Built

The Bookbug team find out what features users want to see on our upcoming app

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Wild

We have 5 copies of Wild by Emily Hughes to giveaway in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition - answer a simple question to be in with a chance of winning a copy for your little wild one!

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How Bookbug can help to buffer the effects of adverse childhood experiences

Tracy Cooper reflects on the recent ACE Aware Nation Conference and explores some of the ways that Bookbug can buffer the effects of the adverse childhood experiences facing families in Scotland.

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The magic of imagination and why it’s important

Lucinda Hare is the author of the Dragonsdome Chronicles, and a passionate advocate for the benefits of creativity and imagination. In this blog post she explains why she believes space needs to be made in schools to nurture pupils' imagination.

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library: Inspiring a love of reading in children who are looked-after and adopted

Regional Director for The Dollywood foundation UK, Kirsteen Watson, explains how Dolly Parton's Imagination Library impacts Looked After Children and Adopted Children in the UK.

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