Blog Posts tagged: Early Years

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Bookbug Book of the Month: All the Ways to be Smart

All the Ways to be Smart is a wonderful celebration of individuality - win a copy of this beautiful picture book in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition.

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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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Mixing it up: Why it's fun to play with song and rhyme lyrics

Changing the words to traditional songs and rhymes is a great way to inspire creativity and challenge gender stereotypes as Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explains.

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Bookbug Book of the Month: I thought I saw an...elephant!

We have 5 copies of I thought I saw an...elephant! to give away in our new Book of the Month competition.

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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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Bookbug Book of the Month: The Jolly Christmas Postman

We have 5 copies of The Jolly Postman at Christmas to give away in our December Book of the Month competition. Answer our simple question to be in with a chance of winning this classic picture book in time for Christmas.

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Celebrating the IBBY Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities

Scottish Book Trust were fortunate to receive IBBY Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities during Book Week Scotland. Discover more about the collection and read about a few of our favourites in Emma Dunn's blog.

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Bookbug Detective: Getting involved in Book Week Scotland!

Looking for ways to get little ones involved in Book Week Scotland? Bookbug Detective is on hand to suggest a few ways to celebrate.

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Off script: How telling the story in your own words can add value

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores the reasons why reading books word for word or telling the story in your own words both have positive effects on a child's development.

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The App That Bookbug Built

The Bookbug team find out what features users want to see on our upcoming app

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