Scottish Book Trust Videos

Health Visitors and FNPs Gifting Advice

Paul Gallagher

The Bookbug programme encourages parents and carers to share books and songs with their children from birth. Health Visitors are usually responsible for gifting the Bookbug Baby pack and the Bookbug Toddler pack. View our short film below to find more Bookbug gifting advice from our Senior Early Years Trainer, as well as a statement of support for the programme from Sir Harry Burns, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland.

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The Etherington Brothers

The Etherington Brothers: Top 5 Writing Tips

Paul Gallagher

The Etherington Brothers give us their top five tips for writing, filmed on location (at a mini-golf course) as part of the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

During the course of the tour, Robin and Lorenzo saw over 1700 pupils from 11 schools during a week of events in North and South Lanarkshire in May 2013.

Check out more Etherington Brothers blogs and resources here

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Authors Live: Tony Robinson

Geraldine Jack

Authors Live is stepping back in time with renowned popular historian, actor and author, Tony Robinson. Find out more about the Weird World of Wonders we live in including how to make a Mummy and what happened at the first Olympic Games. Join us as we discover about the empires of the Romans, Greeks and Egyptians and our own British empire, plus what started the Second World War. It’s history, but not as you know it!


To download a complete transcrip of this event, please click here.


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Parents and children enjoy Bookbug Sessions

Bookbug Sessions

Paul Gallagher

Bookbug Sessions are free, fun and friendly events for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their families to enjoy together. 

Each session lasts around 40 minutes and includes songs, stories and rhymes. There is usually no need to book, they take place in a very relaxed environment and are a great opportunity to spend some quality time with your little one.

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Michael Morpurgo

Authors Live: Highlights Reel

Paul Gallagher

Since the first Authors Live online broadcast in March 2010, over 600,000 people have watched Authors Live events live, and over 200,000 people have watched videos of the events in 153 countries all over the world.

If you've never experienced Authors Live, watch this highlights video to see what you've been missing! Featuring some of the best-known children's writers in the UK, including Andy Stanton, Michael Rosen, Julia Donaldson, Eoin Colfer, Francesca Simon, Oliver Jeffers and more, these events are inspiring, funny and insightful.

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