BPBP Shortlist

We've now announced the winner of the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018 - but you can still check out the other books on the shortlist, and watch exclusive videos from their authors. Click on the covers below to find out more about each one!

All Primary 1 pupils in Scotland were 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.


Fourth Bonniest Baby cover

Little Owl's Egg

by Debi Gliori

illustrated by Alison Brown

Learning resources

Watch the video

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