Blog Posts tagged: scottish friendly children's book tour

Joshua Seigal

Joshua Seigal kicks off first Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour of 2019

Poet Joshua Seigal will kick off the first Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour of 2019 by visiting schools in North and South Lanarkshire.

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David Almond writing tips

The Writing Process from Notebook to Novel

David Almond, award-winning author of Skellig and A Song for Ella Grey, shares his top tips on turning a messy imagination into neat and tidy printed pages.

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Christiane Dorion's Golden Rules for Engaging Children with Science and Sustainability

Author, environmental campaigner and education specialist Christiane Dorion shares her top tips for introducing scientific concepts in your classroom and igniting children's curiosity about the world around us.

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How to Draw a Smug Polar Bear and an Angry Mouse!

Ross Collins, author and illustrator of the hilarious picture book 'There's a Bear on My Chair', gives his top tips for drawing his two feuding characters - a smug polar bear and a very angry mouse!

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Christopher William Hill: Using Your Senses to Inspire Creative Writing

Christopher Willliam Hill, author of the gothic and gruesome 'Tales from Schwartzgarten' series, describes how you can use all of your senses to inspire fantastic stories.

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The Strange Disappearance of Mr Hyde: Pamela Butchart at Yewdale Primary School

Primary teacher Alison Birkett tells us about a fantastic creative writing project involving detectives, jelly and alien abduction!

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Pamela Butchart: How Everyday Things Can Spark Amazing Stories

Blue Peter Award winning author Pamela Butchart shares her top tips on how to find inspiration for your stories.

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Bringing History to Life at Aith Junior School

Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown shares cross-curricular projects that can help get pupils excited about history

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Vivian French at Oasis Academy Short Heath

Everyone is a Writer! Creating a Reading Culture at Oasis Academy Short Heath

A class teacher at Oasis Academy Short Heath, describes how a visit from Vivian French as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour inspired pupils from Reception to Y6 to read and write stories!

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Martin Brown at Aith Junior High School

Martin Brown: Everyone Can Draw!

Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown shares his brilliant tips for creating your own cartoons!

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