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.
“The majority of The Avengers, X-Men and Fantastic Four as well as Spider-Man and a large motley crew of villains and…unknowns…both famous and obscure are all summoned to a strange dimension known as Battleworld.”
“reading can take you outside, or out of yourself.”