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More Than Just Marks on a Page: How to Start Children Writing

Tracy Cooper shares some fun ways to begin introducing little ones to the wonderful world of writing

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Bookbug Detective: Books to Combat a Fear of the Dark

Comforting reads to help little ones cope with a common fear

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Hello Hello

We love the range of creatures, colours and shapes that fill the pages of Brendan Wenzel's wonderful Hello Hello. Find out how you could win one of 5 copies in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition.

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Bookbug for All: Supporting Afghani Refugees in South Ayrshire

Discover more about the challenges facing a project in South Ayrshire which helped to integrate 12 Afghani families into the community with the help of Bookbug

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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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ABC and 123: Laying the Foundations of Numeracy in the Early Years

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores a few ways to introduce numeracy into everyday conversation with little ones

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Bookbug's Friends: Helping New and Less Confident Families Discover Bookbug

Discover how one local authority is helping new or less confident families discover the joy of Bookbug through their mentoring scheme.

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Peck, Peck, Peck

We love bright and colourful board books for young children and Peck, Peck, Peck by Lucy Cousins is one of our favourites! Find out how you could win one of 5 copies in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition.

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Bookbug Detective: Non-Fiction Books for Young Children

If your little one is fascinated by the natural world around them, Bookbug Detective has some great fact books for them to enjoy!

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How Reading Helped us Bond with our Babies in the Neonatal Unit

Gemma Springford explains how reading to her babies in the neonatal unit helped her and her husband bond with their babies, and why they have donated 5000 copies of one of their favourite picture books to neonatal units across Scotland.

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