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Grumpy Frog is a funny and touching book about friendship from best-loved, award-winning author Ed Vere. Find learning activities to explore the book in this resource!

This resource from primary teacher Susannah Jeffries will provide plenty of inspiration to get your pupils writing. The resource encourages pupils to use the work of authors as their inspiration, finding out about their work and going on to create their own stories. Happy writing!

Attending a writer event can lead to some fantastic cross-curricular learning. This resource, created in partnership with Edinburgh International Book Festival, gives you lots of ideas to help maximise the impact of a writer visit.

Michelle Sloan and Kasia Matyjaszek's book The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee has been shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018. You can hear Michelle and Kasia read the story in full in this video, and there's also a fun little activity for your pupils to do at the end.

Chae Strathie and Nicola O'Byrne's picture book Gorilla Loves Vanilla has been shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018. You can hear Chae read the story in full in this video, and there's also a fun little activity for your pupils to do at the end.

Debi Gliori and Alison Brown's picture book Little Owl's Egg has been shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018. You can hear Debi read the story in full in this video, and there's also a fun little activity for your pupils to do at the end.

In January 2017, the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour took brilliant illustrator and author Nick Sharratt to Liverpool for an extra special week of school events. Nick saw 2400 P1-4 pupils from 19 schools, and inspired lots of wonderful drawings during his workshops.

Storyteller and author of The Fabled Beast Chronicles and The Spellchasers Trilogy Lari Don gives her top tips for creating gripping and nail-biting cliffhangers. 

In February 2017, the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour took brilliant Scottish storyteller and award-winning author Lari Don to Northern Ireland for a week of exciting school events! Lari saw over 1500 students at 13 schools, and enthralled pupils with her magical storytelling. 

Storyteller and author of The Fabled Beast Chronicles and The Spellchasers Trilogy Lari Don gives her top tips on how to keep a plot moving.  

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