Blog Posts tagged: Book Recommendations

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Bookbug's Summer Reads

Don't be without a good picture book this summer. Here are some great stories for children of all ages to enjoy.

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10 New Picture Books for 2019

We're celebrating some of the wonderful new picture books that will hit library bookshelves this year! See if you can find your little one's next new favourite story.

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Wonderful Picture Books for the Festive Season

Librarians, booksellers and others working in Early Years share some favourite picture books to look out for this festive season

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What makes a children's book funny?

The Laugh Out Loud awards celebrate the funniest children's books of the year, and your class can get involved by reading and voting for their favourite. In this blog post we caught up with some of the shortlisted authors to find out what they think makes for a funny book!

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10 Summer Reads for Little Ones

Parents and carers from across Scotland share their little one's favourite picture books

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Alan Windram, founder of Little Door Books

How Little Door Books are Helping Emerging Illustrators

Little Door Books is a new Scottish publisher aiming to help develop new illustration talent by pairing emerging illustrators with established authors. In this interview, founder Alan Windram tells us more about Little Door's approach and introduces us to some of their upcoming titles and projects.

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Sophie Cameron

Sophie Cameron: My journey as an LGBTQ+ reader and writer

Sophie Cameron's debut novel Out of the Blue represents an exciting new direction for LGBTQ+ fiction, where the characters' sexuality isn't the main focus or source of conflict in the story. In this blog post, Sophie explains how she hopes her book and other books can speak to readers.

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Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo On His New Book, Flamingo Boy

We caught up with Michael Morpurgo to discuss his latest novel, Flamingo Boy, which is out 8 March.

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Linni Ingemundsen

5 Brilliant Teen Coming-of-Age Novels

Linni Ingemundsen is the author of The Unpredictability of Being Human, the story of a teenage girl's attempts to come to terms with a turbulent adolescence. In this blog post, Linni shares her top stories about teens coming of age.

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Spyquest author David Goutcher with pupils from Craigbank Primary School

Engaging Pupils with Spyquest Gaming and Books

Spyquest is an online game and book series which has been switching pupils on to reading all across the country. In this blog post, teacher Fiona McLaren tells us how Spyquest has captured the imagination of pupils at Craigbank Primary School in Larkhall.

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