Nick Sharratt

In January 2017, the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour took brilliant illustrator and author Nick Sharratt to Liverpool for an extra special week of school events. Nick saw 2400 P1-4 pupils from 19 schools, and inspired lots of wonderful drawings during his workshops.

Nick Sharratt, award-winning author and illustrator, gives his top tips for using rhyme to create plotlines

These resources will be a fantastic help to any teacher of pupils who experience communication difficulties. The symbol sheets will help pupils discuss the three shortlisted titles for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017 and vote for their favourite. There are also activity sheets to help pupils do some of the activities in the main Bookbug Picture Book Prize learning resources.

Celebrated children's author Nick Sharratt reads his picture book Shark in the Park on a Windy Day in Edinburgh's beautiful Royal Botanic Garden.

A comprehensive activity pack, plus some quick printable activities, for the three books shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017. Check out the author videos where you can hear the books being read in full!

Explore the rich world of children's illustration with these fantastic activities based around Nick Sharratt's work, including Caveman Dave and Tracy Beaker.