Blog Posts tagged: bookbug picture book prize 2017

Celebrating the Bookbug Picture Book Prize: A Bedtime Stories Project at Troon Primary School

Troon Primary School were our Champion School for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. Here Aileen Roan, Depute Head Teacher at Troon Primary, shares all of the brilliant activities which they did around the prize to get their whole school community buzzing about books.

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Bookbug Picture Book Prize: Time to Vote!

It's nearly time for pupils aged 3-7 to vote in the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize! Here's a quick and handy guide to voting, plus three possibly avenues of discussion opened up by the voting process.

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#BookbugPrize: How to Link Voting with Numeracy

In the run up to our voting deadline for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize on 9 December, we share some ideas and inspiration for linking numeracy to voting in the classroom.

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How We Work: An Interview with Three Top Illustrators

Taking part in the Bookbug Picture Book Prize voting is a fantastic way to get your pupils immersed in discussions about books from a young age. With three brilliant picture books on the shortlist, pupils can delight in three very different illustration styles too! Today, we're catching up with the author/illustrators on the shortlist to chat about how they approach their work.

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How You Can Use the Bookbug Picture Book Prize Across the Curriculum

Getting your pupils voting in the Bookbug Picture Book Prize is a hugely rewarding experience, great for nurturing a love of reading and learning about citizenship. But there's loads more you can do besides taking part in the voting - find out more in this blog post.

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How Shared Reading Can Improve Behaviour and Confidence

Sharing books and talking about them can have a marked impact on behaviour and confidence in reading. The potential to lead to increased attainment is clear! We have a lots of resources and case studies to help you run a shared reading project for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. In this blog post, our Schools Resource Developer Chris Leslie tells you more about what shared reading is, how to go about it and what the impact can be.

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Composite image of the three shortlisted authors for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2016

The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017: Meet the Authors

Today we celebrate the launch of our brand new Bookbug Picture Book Prize, inviting children across Scotland to vote for their favourite book from the shortlist. What better way to kick off than by introducing the authors and getting the chance to watch them read their books in full?

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