Blog Posts tagged: sharing picture books

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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Dad and baby reading

Reading, Watching and Telling Stories

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores the many ways that stories are shared in her household.

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Dad and child on cover of My Day

Bookbug Book of the Month: My Day: A Book of Actions

Enter our new Book of the Month competition to win a copy of My Day: A Book of Actions - perfect to share with babies and very young children!

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Cover of If You're Happy and You Know It...

Spotlight On: If You’re Happy and You Know it...

Illustrator and Art Director, Annie Kubler, describes the creative process behind If You're Happy and You Know It and offers her top tips for sharing this book with little ones.

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Dinosaur from How to Bath Your Little Dinosaur

Bookbug Detective: Making a Splash with Books about Bathtime

If your little one loves How to Bath Your Little Dinosaur from their Bookbug Toddler Bag, Bookbug Detective is on hand with some other bathtime reads for them to enjoy!

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