Best Scottish Books for Bookbug Readers (3-7)

The best early years books, from 2006-2016

Every year, tens of thousands of school pupils vote for their favourite books in the Scottish Children’s Book Awards. Check out this list to see all the books shortlisted for the Bookbug Readers age category since 2006. You’re sure to find something you and your kids will love reading together!

5. Manfred the Baddie

John Fardell

7. Jumblebum

Chae Strathie

8. Dear Vampa

Ross Collins

10. The Paper Dolls

Julia Donaldson, Rebecca Cobb (Illus)
Robot Rumpus cover

11. Robot Rumpus

Sean Taylor
Lost for Words by Natalie Russell

12. Lost for Words

Natalie Russell
Stick Man cover

17. Stick Man

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Dan and Diesel cover

19. Dan and Diesel

Charlotte Hudson, Lindsey Gardiner (illus)
Pink! by Lynne Rickards

20. Pink!

Lynne Rickards, Margaret Chamberlain (Ilus)
Stormy Weather cover

21. Stormy Weather

Debi Gliori
Augustus cover

22. Augustus and His Smile

Catherine Rayner
Loon on the Moon cover

23. The Loon on the Moon

Chae Strathie, Emily Golden (Illus)
What the Ladybird Heard cover

24. What the Ladybird Heard

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks (Illus)
Love from Louisa cover

25. Love from Louisa

Simon Puttock, Jo Kiddie (Illus)
Jack and the Flumflum Tree cover

26. Jack and the Flumflum Tree

Julia Donaldson, David Roberts (Illus)
Charlie Cook cover

27. Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus)
Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School cover

28. Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

Simon Puttock and Ali Pye (Illus)
Apple Pie cover

29. Apple Pie ABC

Alison Murray

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust