Blog Posts tagged: Picture books

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Emily MacKenzie on Creating the Perfect Picture Book

Emily MacKenzie sheds some light on the creative process behind her latest picture book, There's Broccoli in my Ice Cream!

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Why Black and White Books are Perfect for Babies

Have you ever noticed how babies are drawn to books with black and white pictures? Although they don’t always appeal to adults, these books capture the attention of babies. Before they’re born, babies can tell the difference between light and dark. At birth, a baby’s eyesight is still developing...

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12 New Picture Books for 2017

We take a look at 12 exciting picture books that are sure to enchant young children in 2017.

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Bookbug Blogs: The Best of 2016

We round up some of the key themes and issues reflected on the Bookbug blog this year

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How to Share the Magic of Stories with Children

Early Years Expert, Tracy Cooper, explores how we can inspire children to connect with books and reading.

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Friendship, Royalty, and Green Issues: One Librarian Selects her Favourite Picture Books of 2016

Bookbug Coordinator for Moray shares her favourite picture book reads of 2016.

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Bookbug Book of the Month: The Snow Rabbit

The Snow Rabbit is a perfect book to cuddle up and share on a winter's day - win your copy here!

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The Importance of Gaelic Picture Books / Tha Leabhraichean Dhealbhan ann an Gàidhlig Cudromach

Rosemary Ward of The Gaelic Books Council examines why it's important for there to be a range of Gaelic picture books for children in Scotland.

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Win a Scottish Wildlife Trust Family Membership and Choose an Animal to Adopt

To celebrate Book Week Scotland 2016, we're offering one lucky family the chance to discover Scotland's wildlife and adopt an animal

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Bookbug Author Spotlight: Jessica Spanyol

Previous Bookbug Book of the Month author and illustrator, Jessica Spanyol, talks to us about the importance of challenging gender stereotypes in children's books.

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