Blog Posts tagged: parents

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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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How to Give Your Little Ones the Happiest Holiday Season

The holidays can be both exciting and stressful for children, as well as adults. Here's how to calm and ease your little ones and ensure they have the best holiday ever!

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5 School Subjects That Can Help You Become an Astronaut

This week Tim Peake will become the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station as a member of the European Space Agency. His trip is certain to inspire school children up and down the country to become the next generation of space explorers. Luckily, Louie Stowell, author of The Usborne Official Astronaut’s Handbook, knows exactly which school subjects all future astronauts need to get full marks in – including some surprising ones.

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