non-fiction

Find out how teachers at Elgin Academy used Juno Dawson's Authors Live event as the starting point for an interdisciplinary project tackling mental health stigma.

In March 2016 children's author and environmentalist Christiane Dorion visited primary schools in Inverclyde, West Lothian and Dundee as part of the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

Find out how Christiane's visit inspired P5 pupils at St Mary's Primary School in Inverclyde to create their own non-fiction pop-up books as part of a a brilliant cross-curricular project.

In September 2014 the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour visited primary schools in Argyll & Bute with the fantastic zoologist and children's author Nicola Davies.
Find out how Laura Reynolds, teacher at Rothesay Primary School, created a fantastic cross-curricular project involving poetry, art, nature and music inspired by Nicola's book "The Promise", and how Linda Mollins, librarian at Kirn Primary School, used Nicola's visit to get the whole school talking about books with a very special Book Bag.

Christiane Dorion's wonderful pop up books give youngsters a fantastic insight into science and nature. These resources will give you lots of activity ideas inspired by Christiane's books How the World Began and How Animals Live, including a range of STEM activities to help children explore construction.

Activities to help you and your pupils step into the shoes of a children's illustrator!

History is a fascinating subject which comes alive when pupils are given the opportunity to actively explore and make sense of it. In this resource you'll find plenty of suggestions to help your class use their creativity to learn about history, whatever period they're studying. 

Take your class on a cosmic journey with these great resources for Lucy Hawking's George books.

A range of activities to help you get the most out of Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonder series.

Explore wildlife and conservation with these great resources.