Bookbug Week is taking place this week (15–21 May), encouraging little ones and their families to dance to their favourite songs and rhymes and then cosy up with a story.
As part of Book Week Scotland, you can hear about Vikings, Pirates, and Shipwrecked Princesses, on 16th of November from 7pm hosted by Orkney College.
Scottish Book Trust has opened nominations for its Bookbug Hero Award 2023.
“I can’t wait to visit all these schools and to help to get the children excited about reading, drawing, creativity and emotional awareness.“ Tom Percival
“Reading is Scotland’s favourite pastime, and we look forward to sharing in the country’s love of books.”-Pamela Tulloch, Chief Executive of The Scottish Library & Information Council (SLIC)
Bookbug has been central to the nursery’s inclusive and nurturing approach as they returned after a prolonged lockdown due to Covid-19.
“I’m reading ‘Galapagos’ by Kurt Vonnegut again – first read over 40 years ago. At times when madness surrounds me – I turn to Mr Vonnegut – his sanity and humanity.”
“We hope children will enjoy our micro animations, have a go at writing and maybe even take part in our Flash Fiction competition.”
The challenge is available to all primary and secondary schools as well as community groups and libraries in Scotland, and aims to build positive reading cultures and improve literacy for young people.
The crew of the USS Enterprise-E has been given a new mission to explore and survey a nebula in the previously uncharted Odyssean Pass.