Blog Posts tagged: parents

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10 Augmented Reality Apps That Will Amaze You

Augmented reality apps are big on the wow factor - whether you're an adult or a child you'll be amazed by the way they can digitally enhance the real world around us! In this blog post, technology and school libraries consultant Bev Humphrey shares her favourite apps to digitally enhance books. Prepare to be app-solutely amazed (sorry).

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Darren Shan's Top Tips for Writing Horror Stories

Darren Shan's celebrated Zom-Best series reaches its conclusion with Zom-Best: Goddess, available now! To celebrate the culmination of this fantastic series, we asked Darren for his top tips on writing horror. As Darren explains, it's about a lot more than blood and guts...

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11 Great Graphic Novel Apps

Graphic novels are exploding in popularity right now, both in the physical and digital worlds! In this blog post, school libraries and technology consultant Bev Humphrey gives the lowdown on some of the best graphic novel apps for iOS and Android devices.

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Children's Book of the Month: To Wee or Not To Wee!

Pamela Butchart tells us all about her hilarious new book of Shakespeare retellings, and we've got five copies to give away!

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Children’s Book of the Month: A Beginner’s Guide to Electricity and Magnetism

Check out this month's children's book recommendation: A Beginner's Guide to Electricity and Magnetism by Gill Arbuthnott

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Teens' Book of the Month: Darker Ends

Check out this month's teens' book recommendation: Alex Nye's dark tale, inspired by the Glencoe Massacre

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Year of the Dad: The Difference Reading Makes

Douglas Guest of Fathers Network Scotland describes his own reading journey, and the impact sharing stories has had on him and his children.

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Bookbug Author Spotlight: Lauren Child

Lauren Child talks to us about her new book, One Thing, featuring the fabulous Charlie and Lola.

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Bookbug Detective: Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Bookbug Detective is back with some wonderful hints and tips to encourage reluctant readers.

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Children's Book of the Month: School Ship Tobermory

Children's Book of the Month: School Ship Tobermory

Check out this month's children's book recommendation: an exciting school story with a difference by best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith.

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