Blog Posts tagged: Picture books

Baby Rabbit having a good night cuddle

Bookbug's Book of the Month: Good Night Like This by Mary Murphy

Win a copy of the beautiful Good Night Like This by Mary Murphy - the perfect bedtime read for babies.

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Chipmunk and baby on cover of Feeling Great

Bookbug Author Spotlight: Jess Stockham

The wonderful Jess Stockham, author and illustrator of Feeling Great, shares her thoughts on how to bring this book to life for little ones.

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Scene from Dinosaur Police with pizza and police cars

Blackwell's Recommends: Picture Books

The lovely people at Blackwell's in Edinburgh share some of their favourite picture book titles for Bookbug readers.

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Big shouting day scene

5 Memorable Temper Tantrums from Picture Books

Everyone deserves a temper tantrum now and then - here are 5 memorable tantrums from the world of picture books.

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Baby wrapped in white towel with rubber duck

Bookbug Author Spotlight: Stella Baggott

Bookbug Baby Bag illustrator, Stella Baggott, talks fairies, biscuit packaging and surfing penguins in our monthly author spotlight.

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The Little Red Train crossing the finishing line

The Art of Picture Books

Picture books have an ability to transport children into worlds they may never have imagined, so should be cherished for as long as possible.

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Bringing Stories to Life with Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson talks about the characters she most loves to bring to life, along with the latest ones to appear in her new show, 'Gruffalos, Ladybirds and Other Beasts'.

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Elephant, zebra, tortoise, pelican and mouse

Bookbug Author Spotlight: Mary Murphy

The wonderful Mary Murphy talks to us about the inspiration behind her books, her typical working day and why she never shares her ideas with friends or family.

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Numbers by Denise Krebs (Flickr Creative Commons)

Books and Numbers: To Infinity and Add One

The most effective way to use books and rhymes to start teaching your child numbers

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Peekaboo Jungle cover

Bookbug Author Spotlight: Emily Bolam

Learn how Peekaboo Jungle illustrator Emily Bolam finds inspiration, beats creative block and tackles a typical workday. Plus, her top tip for budding authors or illustrators.

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