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Win a Selection of Musical Instruments and a Bundle of Noisy Books this Book Week Scotland

Enter our special competition to celebrate Book Week Scotland and you could win some wonderful musical instruments and a bundle of books for your little one!

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Bookbug Detective: Getting involved in Book Week Scotland!

Looking for ways to get little ones involved in Book Week Scotland? Bookbug Detective is on hand to suggest a few ways to celebrate.

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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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The App That Bookbug Built

The Bookbug team find out what features users want to see on our upcoming app

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Wild

We have 5 copies of Wild by Emily Hughes to giveaway in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition - answer a simple question to be in with a chance of winning a copy for your little wild one!

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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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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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Bookbug Book of the Month: Out and About - A First Book of Poems

Babies and young children respond well to hearing rhyme and rhythm which is why poetry is perfect for little ones. Win your own collection of poems by Shirley Hughes in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition.

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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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