Learning Resources

In October 2017, award-winning author and illustrator Ed Vere visited primary schools in East and West Dunbartonshire and North Aryshire on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

Emily Gravett, author and illustrator of Monkey and Me and Orange Pear Apple Bear, gives top tips on how to draw Pete the Badger from her latest book Tidy. Watch Emily's video and draw Pete the Badger yourself! 

A simple and fun guide to creating an illustrated character from start to finish!

Use illustrations as the springboard for a whole host of writing activities with this resource.

Explore the darkly funny escapades, in I Want My Hat Back, This Is Not My Hat and The Dark.

These resources provide a range of activity ideas to help you get the most out of watching James' Authors Live event.

The Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour with the Etherington Brothers visited schools in North and South Lanarkshire in May 2013. Primary teacher Paula Jeffreys (Ladywell Primary School) used this opportunity to create cross curricular links with both Art and ICT.  

The graphic novel adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic

Cakes in Space, Oliver and the Seawigs and Pugs of the Frozen North by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre gives you loads of opportunities to explore literacy, sciences and expressive arts!