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Read this case study from primary and secondary schools about how Steve Cole's books were used to excite pupils about reading and inspire a host of cross-curricular activities!

In November 2014 the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour visited secondary schools in Falkirk, East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire with the brilliant author Phil Earle.

Get inspired by these fantastic projects from Kyle Academy, Kilmarnock Acadmey, Graeme High School and St. Mungo's High School, watch Phil's top tips for writing great dialogue, and take a look at learning resources designed to help you explore Phil's books with your pupils.

In May 2015 the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour visited Orkney and Shetland with Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown. Get inspired by teachers at Aith Junior High School in Shetland, who created fantastic cross-curricular projects to enthuse thier pupils about history and link Martin's visit to their class topics.

Physical education and literacy are easier bedfellows than you might think! This resource gives you loads of ideas to bring the two together and get the sports enthusiasts and literacy lovers in your class equally engaged.

This resource gives you and your pupils a chance to tackle discrimination and intolerance by spreading positive messages in your school and community. The activities are inspired by Hate, Alan Gibbons' hard-hitting novel about inertia in the face of hate crimes.

Patrick Ness is the author of the powerful and captivating Chaos Walking trilogy, and has also written the award winning

Resources to help you explore Michael Byrne's debut novel Lottery Boy with your pupils.

Create a character and write a dramatic monologue from that character's point of view with these fantastic resources. Inspired by the work of Steven Camden, one of the most respected spoken word artists in the UK, these resources will help your pupils create a fully realised character and have fun bringing them to life through performance poetry.

These fantastic learning resources are perfect for any librarian or teacher looking to plan some fun, creative activities around the books in the Older Readers Category (12-16 yrs). Inside you'll find activities on each book, as well as ideas to help your pupils create a buzz about the awards in school. There's also a guide to writing a great book review to help support you if you enter the review competition!

These resources on the first two books in the hugely popular series celebrate all things Tom, with a focus on comics, doodling and music. But there's much more to Tom's world than his prowess as a musician and artist, and so you'll find activities to help you discover the natural world, some great modern languages tasks, and much more besides.

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