Learning Resources

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

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.

A comprehensive activity pack, plus some quick printable activities, for the three books shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017. Check out the author videos where you can hear the books being read in full!

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.

Ross Collins's hilarious tale about an angry mouse and a smug polar bear has been shortlisted for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. You can hear Ross read the book in full in this video!

A comprehensive activity pack, plus some quick printable activities, for the three books shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017. Check out the author videos where you can hear the books being read in full!

Ross Collins, author and illustrator of the hilarious picture book 'There's a Bear on My Chair', gives his top tips for drawing his two feuding characters - a smug polar bear and a very angry mouse!

Rhyming poetry activities inspired by There's a Bear on My Chair, plus a wide range of cross-curricular activities for Ross's award-winning picture books Dear Vampa and Robot Rumpus.

Watch Ross Collins read his award-winning picture book Robot Rumpus, in which a bunch of bungling robots prove that technology isn't always the answer to our prayers.

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