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The Bookbug Picture Book Prize winner

We're thrilled to announce the winner of The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2023!

Three books were shortlisted for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize:

We are delighted to announce that the winner of The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2023 is My First Book of Sea Creatures by Zoë Ingram! 


The perfect gift for any young animal-lover, this beautifully illustrated natural history book is an ideal introduction to creatures of the seas. Illustrated in a bright, contemporary style, this modern guide to twenty of the most interesting marine animals from all around the world is packed with information and fun facts. From the little shrimp to the big blue whale, there are detailed descriptions of each animal and fascinating did-you-know facts!

A free copy of each of the three books on the shortlist was gifted to every Primary 1 child in the Bookbug P1 Family Bag. The winner of the Bookbug Picture Book Prize was chosen by children across Scotland, aged between three and seven years old, who voted for their favourite book through their class or at home.