Blog Posts tagged: Picture books

Dads and child playing together

A New Dad Shares his Plans for Father's Day

One of the unexpected pleasures of becoming a new dad is Father’s Day. One new dad reflects on his experience of using reading to bond with his son, and how they'll spend Father's Day together

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The Clown by Quentin Blake

Clowning Around with Wordless Picture Books

Discover how wordless picture books can help children develop language and storytelling skills, as well as stretching their imaginations

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Clive and his Babies by Jessica Spanyol

Win a copy of the brilliant Clive and his Babies in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition

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Picture Books to Help with Healthy Smiles

Getting little ones into the routine of tooth-brushing and going to the dentist can be tricky - here are some great picture books to help

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Max on a boat from Where the Wild Things Are

Year of the Dad: A World of Adventure

Bookbug Bag author, Gareth Edwards, on the adventures that await children in the world of picture books.

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Toddler playing in the leaves with mum

Taking Play Outdoors this Bookbug Week

Julia Abel explores outdoor activities that have been inspired by some classic childhood books.

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Boy in blanket fort with book

How To Have An Adventure Without Leaving The House

You don't need to go far to have an adventure - here are simple ideas for adventures with children at home

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Bear with hat and hare with rod

Bookbug Book of the Month: Bear and Hare Go Fishing by Emily Gravett

Win a copy of the Bear and Hare Go Fishing by Emily Gravett, a fun tale of friendship and fishy goings-on!

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Boy and girl running together

Bookbug Author Spotlight: Carol Thompson

Carol Thompson shares her thoughts on how to get the best out of reading One, two, three...Run! with little ones.

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Toddler holding a book

The Reality of Reading to Toddlers

One mum discusses the realities of reading to her toddler, and strategies for getting the most out of this precious time with her son.

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