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Celebrating & supporting International Book Giving Day 2019
Celebrating International Book Giving Day 2019 – how can you get involved? One way is to share this blogpost to help spread the word!
My Naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards & Shirley Hughes
My Naughty Little Sister was one of my favourite childhood books and I’m delighted that my daughter loves her as much as I do. The stories were first published in 1952 and are brought to life through Shirley Hughes’ wonderful illustrations. My Naughty Little Sister was inspired by Dorothy’s younger sister Phyllis and Dorothy created […]
International Book Giving Day Bookmarks and Bookplates
International Book Giving Day (IBGD) is just two weeks today! Author / Illustrator Elys Dolan has not only designed this year’s fabulous poster but she has also designed the 2018 International Book Giving Day bookmarks and bookplates. The poster, bookmarks and bookplates are free to download from the Book Giving Day website.
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Story Snug’s 10 most viewed posts in 2017
Before I start a new year of blogging I thought I’d take a quick look back at Story Snug’s 10 most viewed posts in 2017.
Matilda by Roald Dahl & Quentin Blake
Matilda is one our favourite fictional heroines and her story is our favourite Roald Dahl story. She loves books, she’s strong minded, determined, feisty and all of these attributes lead her, against all odds, to find her own happy ending. Two other people also stand out in Matilda’s story, both are supportive and encouraging and…
Happy Birthday Shirley Hughes!
Happy 90th Birthday Shirley Hughes! Shirley Hughes’ picture books were a staple of my primary school years and we often borrowed her stories from the library. Her instantly recognisable illustrations immediately transport me back to the book corner in my school classrooms and one of my most cherished childhood books is my well-loved copy of…
How we’re celebrating International Book Giving Day 2017
There’s just one week to go until International Book Giving Day 2017! International Book Giving Day is on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, and we can’t wait to give books!
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Revealing the 2017 International Book Giving Day poster…
It’s time to reveal the 2017 International Book Giving Day poster designed by illustrator Marianne Dubuc.
Emma Perry talks about organising International Book Giving Day
International Book Giving Day (IBGD) is an annual event that takes place on February 14th and it’s one of our favourite days of the year! Here at Story Snug we’re delighted to be part of the International Book Giving Day team and as well as helping to spread the word about the day we can’t…