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Register and vote: The Bookbug Picture Book Prize

Cast your vote for the 2021 Bookbug Picture Book Prize here

We're so excited to share our shortlist for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize(this will open in a new window), celebrating the best new Scottish children’s books, and we're asking children across Scotland to vote for their favourite.

All Primary 1 children receive the three shortlisted books in the Bookbug P1 Family Bag each year, and children of all ages can vote for their favourite!

Teachers, librarians and learning professionals

If you're a teaching professional, you'll need to sign in or create a Scottish Book Trust website account and register to take part.

Lots of schools register to vote as a class - or even a whole school! Children don’t have to be in P1 to vote – we encourage children of all ages to get involved. The only rule is you must read or listen to all three books to cast a vote.

Simply register to vote below, then have fun exploring the shortlist and talking about which book you like best. Don't forget to come back and cast your votes before Friday 5 February 2021 at 5pm!

Register now

Already registered? Vote now!

Parents and carers

You can also take part in The Bookbug Picture Book Prize at home! Simply read all three books with your child, then vote for your favourite before Friday 5 February 2021.

Children don’t have to be in P1 to vote – we encourage children of all ages to get involved! The only rule is you must read or listen to all three books to cast a vote.

Vote now