Bookbug Picture Book Prize

From Scottish Book Trust

Resource type: Book awards

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1

Region(s): Scotland

The Bookbug Picture Book Prize is an annual award that celebrates the best new picture books by authors and illustrators based in Scotland.

A shortlist of three titles is chosen by an independent panel of educators, librarians, parents and book experts.

Every child in Primary 1 in Scotland receives a free copy of each of the three shortlisted titles as part of the Bookbug P1 Family Bag gifting programme and can then vote for their favourite book through their school or with their family.

See the winner of the 2022 Bookbug Picture Book Prize here.

Timetable:

  • Registration to take part in the voting opens with the announcement of the shortlist in August.
  • Voting closes in December.
  • The winner is announced in January.

Cost: Free.

About the Bookbug Picture Book Prize: The Bookbug Picture Book Prize was established in 2010 and is administered by Scottish Book Trust in partnership with Creative Scotland. It is designed to encourage children and their families to read for pleasure.

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scottishbooktrust.com

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0131 524 0160

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