picture book readings

Michelle Sloan and Kasia Matyjaszek's book The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee has been shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018. You can hear Michelle and Kasia read the story in full in this video, and there's also a fun little activity for your pupils to do at the end.

Chae Strathie and Nicola O'Byrne's picture book Gorilla Loves Vanilla has been shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018. You can hear Chae read the story in full in this video, and there's also a fun little activity for your pupils to do at the end.

Debi Gliori and Alison Brown's picture book Little Owl's Egg has been shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018. You can hear Debi read the story in full in this video, and there's also a fun little activity for your pupils to do at the end.

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.

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 zoo, Izzy's about to find out why it might be a good idea to sit still once in a while! There's also a fun little activity for young animal lovers at the end...

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 Book Awards 2016.

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, but she's feeling a (big) bit shy. How will she get on? Simon also has a fun little task for you to complete at the end...

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.

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