Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack
We are delighted to announce that Bookbug is once again gifting a Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack to every primary 1 child in Scotland this autumn. This Bookbug pack will help to create a lasting link between reading at school and at home.
This year’s pack includes:
Three brilliant picture books – All shortlisted for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2013. The titles are:
- What’s the Time, Mr Wolf? by Debi Gliori
- Jumblebum by Chae Strathie and Ben Cort
- The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb
My voting pack – An activity book filled with games and activities for primary 1 children and their families to do together.
A Wee Storybook About Me - The findings of a Right Wee Blether, a consultation with children under 5 by Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People. This lovely book is illustrated for children by Scottish writer and illustrator Ross Collins.
Ziggy and Maggie Start School - A book from Road Safety Scotland introducing important road safety skills to primary 1 children.
Voting slip – A voting slip for children to pick and vote for their favourite book.
Let us know what you think
We’re delighted your child received their Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack this year!
We would like to hear what you think about the Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack, so if your child has recently received one, please can you take the time to fill out our on-line Survey? It will take no longer than 5 minutes. Thank you very much in advance, the feedback you give us will go a long way in helping us to develop future packs.
How to get your Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack
A Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack will be gifted to your child from October onwards. All schools have been encouraged to gift the pack during Book Week Scotland, 25 November – 1 December 2013, although gifting times will vary between schools due to timetables. We hope your child’s school has been in contact with you about the Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack, but if you have yet to hear anything, please do contact your child’s school to ask when they will be gifted.
Download My Voting Pack
My Voting Pack includes fun activities linking to the three shortlisted books in the pack. You can download and print a copy here.
Visit your local Library
All over the country libraries will be celebrating Book Week Scotland. Why not pop along to your local library and see how they are celebrating? There’s lots to do and you can borrow books for free!
Don’t forget to take along your copy of My Voting Pack so you can play the maze game and pick up your Book Week Scotland sticker. You’ll find the game on the library page of your pack but you can also download and print a copy of the game here. Enjoy!
Bookbug and Scottish Book Trust are delighted to be working in partnership with Road Safety Scotland, Education Scotland, Creative Scotland and Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People.
Main photo by Rob McDougall