Best Scottish Books for Bookbug Readers (3-7)

The best early years books, from 2006-2016

Every year, tens of thousands of school pupils vote for their favourite books in the Scottish Children’s Book Awards. Check out this list to see all the books shortlisted for the Bookbug Readers age category since 2006. You’re sure to find something you and your kids will love reading together!

9. Jumblebum

Chae Strathie

10. Dear Vampa

Ross Collins

12. The Paper Dolls

Julia Donaldson, Rebecca Cobb (Illus)
Robot Rumpus cover

13. Robot Rumpus

Sean Taylor
Lost for Words by Natalie Russell

14. Lost for Words

Natalie Russell
Billy Monster's Daymare by Alan Durant & Ross Collins

15. Billy Monster's Daymare

Alan Durant and Ross Collins
Solomon Crocodile cover

16. Solomon Crocodile

Catherine Rayner
Stick Man cover

20. Stick Man

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School cover

22. Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School

Simon Puttock and Ali Pye (Illus)
Dan and Diesel cover

23. Dan and Diesel

Charlotte Hudson, Lindsey Gardiner (illus)
Pink! by Lynne Rickards

24. Pink!

Lynne Rickards, Margaret Chamberlain (Ilus)
Stormy Weather cover

25. Stormy Weather

Debi Gliori
Love from Louisa cover

26. Love from Louisa

Simon Puttock, Jo Kiddie (Illus)
Augustus cover

27. Augustus and His Smile

Catherine Rayner
Loon on the Moon cover

28. The Loon on the Moon

Chae Strathie, Emily Golden (Illus)
What the Ladybird Heard cover

29. What the Ladybird Heard

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks (Illus)

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust