picture books

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 2019 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.

Wordless picture books can provide a fascinating, inclusive and yet challenging reading experience for adults and children alike. In this resource you can find out how to approach wordless picture books in the classroom and library.

Scottish writer John Fardell has proved a firm favourite with young readers ever since The 7 Professors of the Far North was published in 2004! His picture books, Manfred the Baddie and The Day Louis Got Eaten, were voted by children as Scotland's favourite picture books in 2009 and 2012. This resource will help you explore these two books, plus two of John's chapter books, in the classroom.

In October 2017, award-winning author and illustrator Ed Vere visited primary schools in East and West Dunbartonshire and North Aryshire on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

Looking to develop your pupils' creative writing skills? This fantastic resource from primary teacher Susannah Jeffries helps you use Quick Quack Quentin as the inspiration for pupils' own stories, and is aimed at developing skills in lower primary pupils.

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!

CALL Scotland have produced a fantastic selection of free resources to help pupils with additional support needs to take part in the Bookbug Picture Book Prize.

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

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.

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