BPBP Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted titles for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018! Click on the covers below to find out more about each book.

All Primary 1 pupils in Scotland will be gifted the three shortlisted picture books in the Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag.

You can also purchase copies of the shortlisted books online at an exclusive discounted price from Browns Books for Students, who are supporting this prize.

If you are a school, nursery or library, you can register children to vote for their favourite book from the shortlist here.

If you are a parent/guardian, you can cast votes on behalf of your children here.


Fourth Bonniest Baby cover

Little Owl's Egg

by Debi Gliori

illustrated by Alison Brown

Learning resources

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The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee

by Michelle Sloan

illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek

Learning resources

Watch the video

Gorilla Loves Vanilla

by Chae Strathie

illustrated by Nicola O’Byrne

Learning resources

Watch the video


Picture Kelpies



If you have any questions about the Bookbug Picture Book Prize, please email prizes@scottishbooktrust.com