Lucinda speaking

Why is singing important for children?

Lucinda Geoghegan, Education Director from the National Youth Choir of Scotland, talks about why we should sing with children.

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Children reading with father

Can Halò Mar Seo (Say Hello Like This)

Say Hello Like This by Mary Murphy

This book is all about having fun with the animal voices. Use your best silly voices like the dad in this video, and enjoy your child’s reaction.

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Mother and son reading a book together

Oidhche Mhath Tractar (Goodnight Tractor)

Good Night, Tractor by Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Nick East


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Elaine Day

Elaine Day: Practitioner Viewpoint

Childcare Officer Elaine Day tells us how Bookbug is used with families in her nursery

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Sir Harry Burns

Sir Harry Burns: Bookbug Assertive Outreach

Hear why Professor of Global Public Health Sir Harry Burns supports Bookbug Outreach

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton, founder of children’s book gifting programme The Imagination Library, has recorded a special video for Bookbug Week on the importance of s

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Dr Emma Watson

Dr. Emma Watson: How Reading Can Help Children Achieve Goals

Dr. Emma Watson explores how books and reading can help Scottish children break down barriers and achieve their aspirations.


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Douglas Guest

Douglas Guest: Engaging Dads in the Early Years

Douglas Guest, of Fathers Network Scotland, provides an insight into Year of the Dad and the importance of engaging dads and father figures in the early years.


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Dr. Barbora Skarabela: The Role of Baby-Talk Words

Dr. Barbora Skarabela, a linguist at the University of Edinburgh, on the role of baby-talk words in early language learning.


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