Bookbug May Roundup: Top weblinks for parents

Photo by Paul Watt
Category: Parents

Want to find out what's been happening in the world of Bookbug and beyond? We've rounded up a summary of our top news picks from May to share with you.


Thank you for celebrating Bookbug Week 2014

Bookbug would like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped celebrate Bookbug Week 2014! We hope you had a fantastic time at one of the hundreds of events across Scotland and enjoyed sharing a book, rhyme and a cuddle with your little one. Our flagship event at North Inch Park in Perth was a big success and you can see some lovely photos from the day on our Facebook page.


Win a copy of Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins

If you fancy winning a copy of Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins you'd better be quick! Our Book of the Month competition is open until midnight on Saturday 31 May. This colourful, classic tale is sure to delight readers young and old. To enter, head over to the Book of the Month page and answer the simple question. Good luck!


Get some tips on sharing books with your baby

Does your baby wriggle and get distracted when you read to them? The Bookbug Detective has some reassuring words and top tips for worried parents.

We also turned the spotlight on Illustrator Cate James. Find out who inspired her and get an insight into what life is like for a busy illustrator.

Did you know that crawling, spinning and jumping can have a impact on your child’s literacy development? Take a look at Tracy Cooper’s latest blog to find out more.


Discover our latest book lists

If you need some inspiration for your next book to share together, we’ve got lots of new themed book lists on our website to help.

In honour of Bookbug’s Big Sports Day, we compiled some lists about getting sporty and active:

You can also share in the excitement of sports day with some of your favourite characters and find a perfect football-themed read to share at halftime. If you want  to take it easy, why not join some of these classic characters for a stroll?

If you’ve got some budding little artists at home, we’ve got some brilliant colourful books about creativity to inspire them. Help your baby discover more about eyes, noses and wriggly toes with these great books about the body.


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