This resource has been designed to give you activity ideas which are transferrable to just about any fiction text in a primary setting. The activities will help your pupils get to grips with aspects like plot, character and setting, and also provide opportunities for them to share their opinions about what they've read.

This resource will help you explore Going for Gold, a fantastic book in the hugely popular Claude series by Alex T Smith.

Nick Sharratt, award-winning author and illustrator, gives his top tips for using rhyme to create plotlines

This resource will help pupils from Levels Early to Fourth write about food, sharing their experiences and memories where food has played a big part.

This award-winning book is the first by David Litchfield, and tells the beautiful story of a bear cub who finds a discarded piano in the forest. This resource focuses mainly on music activities you can do with Early and First level pupils.

Emily Gravett's award-winning and innovative books have been delighting children and parents ever since the publication of the groundbreaking Wolves in 2005. In this resource, you'll find lots of creative, cross-curricular activity ideas to explore Dogs, Monkey and Me and Tidy.

Tracy Corderoy and Steven Lenton's story, Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, is a rollicking good fun picture book about two light-fingered dogs. The book has been included in the 2016 Read Write Count primary 2 bag, and we're delighted to present this special activity pack from classroom teacher Joy Cameron to help you explore the book in the classroom.

Shared Reading is a project which yields enormous benefits for both the younger and older pupils involved. Find out how to go about it with this step-by-step resource.

These resources will be a fantastic help to any teacher of pupils who experience communication difficulties. The symbol sheets will help pupils discuss the three shortlisted titles for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017 and vote for their favourite. There are also activity sheets to help pupils do some of the activities in the main Bookbug Picture Book Prize learning resources.

Celebrated children's author Nick Sharratt reads his picture book Shark in the Park on a Windy Day in Edinburgh's beautiful Royal Botanic Garden.