Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2019 Shortlist

We're thrilled to announce the shortlist for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2019! These gorgeous picture books will be gifted to each Primary 1 pupil in Scotland - look out for them in next year's Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag.

Find out more about each of these books by clicking on the covers, and don't forget to explore the learning resources too! 

Eric Makes a Splash Cover One Button Benny cover image I Am Bat book cover

Eric Makes a Splash

by Emily MacKenzie

(author & illustrator)

Learning resources

One Button Benny 

by Alan Windram

illustrated by Chloe Holwill-Hunter

Learning resources

I Am Bat

by Morag Hood

(author & illustrator)

Learning resources

Bloomsbury Little Door Macmillan

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