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Ideas for celebrating Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is a great time to read together, share favourite books, talk about why reading is important to each of us and most of all to have fun!

Book Week Scotland tote bags hanging over chairs

Resource type: Classroom resources

Audience: Primary, secondary

Key area: 1.3.3 National events and celebrations

Level: Silver

Book Week Scotland is the country’s national celebration of books and reading. This resource will support your school’s activities in Book Week Scotland to encourage everyone in the school community – pupils, teachers, school management teams, classroom assistants and families – to make time for reading for pleasure. Many of the activities can be used across multiple levels of the curriculum.

Book Week Scotland is a great time to read together, share favourite books, talk about why reading is important to each of us and most of all to have fun!

The aims of the resource are to:

In the resource, there are some quick and easy ideas along with shared experiences from other schools. Scottish Book Trust would love to hear about what your school gets up to during Book Week Scotland. Please share your photographs and stories via our Facebook page or our Twitter account.

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