The BPBP Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted titles for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017! Click on the covers below to find out more about each book.

All Primary 1 pupils in Scotland will be gifted the three shortlisted picture books in the Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag.

Schools, nurseries and libraries can register children to vote for their favourite book from the shortlist here.

There's a Bear on My Chair cover
Hare and Tortoise cover
Shark in the Park cover

There’s a Bear on my Chair

by Ross Collins

Learning resources

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Hare and Tortoise

by Alison Murray

Learning resources

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Shark in the Park on a Windy Day!

by Nick Sharratt

Learning resources

Watch the video

Nosy Crow

Orchard Books

 Picture Corgi


If you have any questions about the Bookbug Picture Book Prize, please email