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Scottish Children's Book Awards

Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018

The Bookbug Picture Book Prize replaces the 3-7 age category of the Awards. There are three titles in the shortlist and these are the books in the Bookbug Primary 1 Family bag gifted at school to all children in Primary 1 during October and November.

Don't forget to vote ! Only 3 weeks left !

Shortlist announced

Little owl's egg by Debi Gliori  









The fourth bonniest baby in Dundee by Michelle Sloan











Gorilla loves vanilla by Chae Strathie 











 The deadline for voting is December 08 2017

Each library now has a special voting box created by the amazingly imaginative and talented library staff. This year the prize for the best box will be chosen by YOU . So visit your local library borrow the shortlisted titles and then vote for the book you think should win - and for the most imaginative voting box. The album showing the voting boxes is now live on Facebook and Instagram. Bookbug Picture Book Prize voting box album The box with most "likes" is the winner !

Bookbug Picture Book Prize Storytimes

Join us for special story times during Book Week Scotland when each of the 3 shortlisted titles will be read and you can vote for the one you think should be the winner.

  • Culter Library :  Monday 27 November 2017 3.45 -4.30pm
  • Dyce Library  :  Wednesday 29 November 2017 4.00 -5.00pm
  • Cults Library :   Thursday 30 November 3.45 - 4.30pm. This session will now feature Michelle Sloan, author of The fourth bonniest baby in Dundee" so booking is required. For more information and to book contact  or  01224 868346

Suitable for children  3-7 years of age.