Blog Posts tagged: Book Recommendations

Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess: The Books I Loved as a Teenager

Melvin Burgess will be appearing in our special Authors Live: Authentic Teens in YA event On 4 October 2017. The event promises to be a funny and insightful look at how teens are represented in young adult literature. To celebrate the upcoming event, we asked Melvin to share some of the books that really resonated with him as a teenager.

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Life is Magic

Win one of five copies of Life is Magic!

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Naomi Howarth

5 Reasons Why Myths, Folktales and Fairytales Stand the Test of Time

Tug of War is a beautiful new picture book from Naomi Howarth which re-tells a charming fairytale about the power of brains over brawn. To celebrate the book's release, we asked Naomi why she thinks myths, folk tales and fairytales continue to capture our imagination.

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Bookbug Picture Book Prize

The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018: Meet the Authors and Illustrators

Celebrate the launch of the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018 by finding out about our shortlisted authors and illustrators and watching them read their books in our author videos!

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Family sharing Who's That?

Bookbug Detective: Photographic Books for Little Ones

Bookbug Detective helps a family looking for something for a little girl who loves Rod Campbell's Who's That?

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Lauren Child at our Authors Live event

5 Highlights from Lauren Child's Authors Live Event

Our Authors Live event with the Children's Laureate will give your pupils an insight into her life as a writer. Find out how the Ruby Redfort novels came to be and get her top writing tips.

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Metaphrog Interview: On Graphic Novels and The Little Mermaid

Comic creators Metaphrog are back with a critically acclaimed retelling of Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale The Little Mermaid. We caught up with them for a chat about the book, fairy tales, illustration, and what makes a good story.

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5 Small but Mighty Characters from Picture Books

Picture books are full of small but mighty characters - here are 5 of our favourites!

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8 teen books you need to read, as chosen by Paisley Grammar pupils

In the third instalment of our Pupils Recommend series, Paisley Grammar School pupils tell us the titles that have had them hooked over the previous months! If your school would like to participate, just get in touch!

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Book Fox: 5 YA Thrillers I Can't Wait to Read

This summer is going to be packed with exciting young adult titles. If you're looking for some page-turning action, Claire Forrester, aka The Book Fox, has taken some time off her YouTube vlogging to recommend some fantastic upcoming titles.

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