Scottish Book Trust Awards

The Scottish Book Trust Awards are awarded annually to people who have had an inspiring impact on young readers in Scotland.

Scottish Book Trust Awards - Learning Professional and Outstanding Achievement

The Scottish Book Trust Awards, in association with Browns Books for Students and Walker Books, are awarded annually to one author or illustrator, one learning professional and an Early Years Professional or volunteer who have had an inspiring impact on young readers in Scotland. Nominations are currently closed.

Learning Professional Award

in association with Browns Books for Students

We believe that the work being done by teachers and librarians across Scotland to inspire children and young people to read for pleasure is worth celebrating, which is why we created the Learning Professional Award.

We hope that winning this award will help the winning learning professional to continue to nurture a vibrant reading culture in their organisation. To support this, our winner will receive £500 worth of books for their school or library from Browns Books for Students to help them continue their outstanding work.

Bookbug Hero Award

in association with Walker Books

The award will honour someone working with Bookbug who has used our Bookbug Programme to make a real difference to the lives of the young children, families and communities they work with. Nominations will be open across a wide spectrum of different sectors from health and social work to education and libraries – anyone who is using Bookbug with families. We also welcome self-nominations.

We hope that this award will showcase the innovative and inspirational work of the winner, and to help support their future work with families they will receive £500 worth of picture books from Walker Books.

Outstanding Achievement Award

in association with Browns Books for Students

The author or illustrator nominated for the Outstanding Achievement Award is an individual with an impressive backlist, a long record of engaging with their audience, and meaningful engagement with the writing community.

If you have any questions about the Scottish Book Trust Awards, please email (this will open in a new window)or phone 0131 524 0160 and ask for a member of the Schools or Early Years team