SCBA 2016

Watch award winning author Pamela Butchart read the hilariously chaotic Never Tickle a Tiger, which has been shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2016. Izzy is a hyperactive girl who just can't stop wriggling, jiggling, shuffling and fiddling. When her class visits the zoo, Izzy's about to find out why it might be a good idea to sit still once in a while! There's also a fun little activity for young animal lovers at the end...

Watch debut author Emily MacKenzie read her fabulous picture book, Wanted: Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar, featuring the misadventure of a little rabbit whose love of reading runs him into trouble. This funny and delightfully illustrated book has been shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2016.

Hear award-winning author Simon Puttock read his wonderful picture book Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School, shortlisted for the 2016 Scottish Children's Book Awards. The book introduces us to Miss Moon and her school for the creatures of the night. Mouse is starting school tonight, but she's feeling a (big) bit shy. How will she get on? Simon also has a fun little task for you to complete at the end...

Taking part in the Scottish Children's Book Awards is a fantastic opportunity to discover three brilliant picture books with your pupils, but there's much more to it than that! This resource will provide teachers and librarians with a wealth of cross-curricular activity suggestions for the books, as well as some activities to help support children with additional support needs.

Taking part in the Scottish Children's Book Awards presents you with some wonderful opportunities for creative learning, and these resources are the perfect guide for any teacher or librarian looking to explore the books in the Younger Readers Category (8-11 yrs). Inside you'll find activities to help your pupils create a buzz about the shortlist, as well as creative activities based on the books and a guide to writing the perfect review for our review competition.

These fantastic learning resources are perfect for any librarian or teacher looking to plan some fun, creative activities around the books in the Older Readers Category (12-16 yrs). Inside you'll find activities on each book, as well as ideas to help your pupils create a buzz about the awards in school. There's also a guide to writing a great book review to help support you if you enter the review competition!

These resources will be a fantastic help to any teacher of pupils who experience communication difficulties. The symbol sheets will help pupils discuss the Bookbug Readers Category (3-7 yrs) titles and vote for their favourite. There are also activity sheets to help pupils do some of the activities in the main Bookbug Readers Category learning resources.