Blog Posts tagged: sharing picture books

Cover of We're Going on a Picnic!

Bookbug Book of the Month: We're Going on a Picnic!

The theme of Bookbug Week this year is Bookbug's Big Picnic! Join in the fun by entering our Book of the Month competition to win a copy of Pat Hutchins' classic story, We're Going on a Picnic!

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Bookbug's Big Picnic by Esther Kent

Bookbug Week is here!

Find out how you can get involved in Bookbug's Big Picnic.

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Dad and daughter reading together

Why book sharing is about much more than literacy

Spending time sharing books with children has many valuable benefits, as our Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explains.

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Boy reading in a library

Bookbug Book of the Month

We have 5 copies of The Book Without a Story by Carolina Rabei to give away. If your little one enjoys a trip to the library, they will love this story about a poor book called Dusty who is waiting to be borrowed.

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Family reading together

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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Child and dad reading

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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Girl reading from DPIL

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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Celebrating Girls in Picture Books

As we celebrate International Day of the Girl this week, Emma Dunn explains why it's important for both girls and boys to take the lead role in picture books.

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Maisy Mouse by Lucy Cousins

Spotlight On: Maisy by Lucy Cousins

Head of Early Years, Kirsty Sinclair, explains why she was delighted when Maisy's Bus was selected to go into the Bookbug Toddler Bag this year.

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Bookbug Detective: Celebrate Autumn with Stories, Songs and Rhymes

Bookbug Detective is on hand with some stories, songs and rhymes to share with nursery children this Autumn.

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