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Vivienne Smith

Dr. Vivienne Smith: How Reading Supports Mental Wellbeing

University of Strathclyde Senior Lecturer Vivienne Smith talks about the many benefits of reading, including how it can help maintain mental health and promotes empathy

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Vivienne Smith

Dr. Vivienne Smith: Reading as a Playful Act

University of Strathclyde Senior Lecturer Vivienne Smith has a novel approach to getting kids to embrace reading

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What is Book Week Scotland?

Get a taste of our annual, week-long book party!

With special appearances by:

Mark Greenaway and Ian Rankin at Ghillie Dhu

Adult learners at Fife College, Kirkaldy

Dads Rock

Ethyl Smith at Glasgow Women's Library

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Interview with Louise Walker about Maxwelltown High School's plans for Book Week Scotland

Maxwelltown High School - Book Week Scotland plans

Teacher Louise Walker talks about Maxwelltown High School's plans for Book Week Scotland.

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What We Do (Signed and Subtitled version)

An introduction to Scottish Book Trust, with subtitles and BSL translation.

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What We Do

An introduction to Scottish Book Trust

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Barry Hutchison

SCBA Nominee Barry Hutchison - The 13th Horseman

Barry Hutchison reads from his SCBA-nominated book, the 13th Horseman

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Catherine Rayner

SCBA Nominee Cat Rayner - Solomon Crocodile

Cat Rayner reads from her SCBA-nominated book, Solomon Crocodile

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Julia Donaldson

SCBA Nominee Julia Donaldson - Jack and the Flumflum Tree

Julia Donaldson reads from her SCBA-nominated book, Jack and the Flumflum Tree

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John Fardell

SCBA Nominee John Fardell - The Day Louis Got Eaten

John Fardell reads from his SCBA-nominated book, The Day Louis Got Eaten

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