Blog Posts tagged: Picture books

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Bookbug Author Spotlight: Hannah Shaw

Bookbug Bag illustrator, Hannah Shaw, talks about her love of animal stories and the importance of keeping up to date with picture book trends.

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Five Kate Greenaway Medal Winners to Look for at Your Library

Kate Greenaway Medal judge for Scotland, Jennifer Horan, chooses her favourite winners of past years

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New Bookbug Bags, New Books!

Read all about the new books that will be included in the Bookbug Bags for 2017/18

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Fred

Little ones will love the charming story of Fred - yours to win in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition!

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Bookbug Author Spotlight: Nick Sharratt

Bookbug Bag illustrator, Nick Sharratt, shares some favourite childhood memories and inspirational picture books.

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How Stories, Songs and Rhymes Encourage Empathy

Our Early Years Expert, Tracy Cooper, explores how stories, songs, and rhymes can help our children develop empathy

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Everybunny Dance!

Have fun and frolics with Everybunny Dance! - our Bookbug Book of the Month.

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Bookbug for All: Creating a Universal Programme

In the first of a number of blogs, we explore what it means for us to have a universal Bookbug programme

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Emily MacKenzie on Creating the Perfect Picture Book

Emily MacKenzie sheds some light on the creative process behind her latest picture book, There's Broccoli in my Ice Cream!

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Why Black and White Books are Perfect for Babies

Have you ever noticed how babies are drawn to books with black and white pictures? Although they don’t always appeal to adults, these books capture the attention of babies. Before they’re born, babies can tell the difference between light and dark. At birth, a baby’s eyesight is still developing...

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