picture book readings

Celebrated children's author Nick Sharratt reads his picture book, Shark in the Park on a Windy Day!, shortlisted for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize, in Edinburgh's beautiful Royal Botanic Garden.

Hare and Tortoise, a lively and fun re-telling of the favourite Aesop's fable by Alison Murray, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. See her read the book in full in this video!

Ross Collins's hilarious tale about an angry mouse and a smug polar bear has been shortlisted for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. You can hear Ross read the book in full in this video!

Watch award winning author Pamela Butchart read the hilariously chaotic Never Tickle a Tiger, which has been shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2016. Izzy is a hyperactive girl who just can't stop wriggling, jiggling, shuffling and fiddling. When her class visits the...

Watch debut author Emily MacKenzie read her fabulous picture book, Wanted: Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar, featuring the misadventure of a little rabbit whose love of reading runs him into trouble. This funny and delightfully illustrated book has been shortlisted for the Scottish Children's...

Hear award-winning author Simon Puttock read his wonderful picture book Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School, shortlisted for the 2016 Scottish Children's Book Awards. The book introduces us to Miss Moon and her school for the creatures of the night. Mouse is starting school tonight...

Watch Ross Collins read his award-winning picture book Robot Rumpus, in which a bunch of bungling robots prove that technology isn't always the answer to our prayers.

Listen to award-winning author Chae Strathie read Jumblebum, a tale which will strike fear into the heart of messy children everywhere!