Book Week Scotland

15th – 21st November 2021

Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading across Scotland.

Bookbug (Primary 1)  Bookbug comes to Auchinleck library | Cumnock Chronicle

During this week Primary 1 children will be gifted with Bookbug bags from the Scottish Book Trust. The bags contain books and other resources for sharing songs and rhymes that are suited to the age of the children.

You can help your child get the most out of their P1 Bag by looking at and talking about the books together, using the whiteboard to play games, filling in the activity book and voting for your child’s favourite book.

On the Scottish Book Trust website you can find films of the books being read, more recommended books for P1s and enter your child’s vote in The Bookbug Picture Book Prize.

To hear the stories read out loud, please visit

Activity bags | Parent Club                                                    Read Write Count (Primary 2 and Primary 3)

Every Primary 2 and Primary 3 child in Scotland receives a Read,
Write, Count bag filled with books, activities and games to enjoy
and keep. The bags are gifted and developed by Scottish Book
Trust in partnership with Education Scotland and funded by
Scottish Government, and provide a great opportunity to explore
reading, writing and numeracy with your child.

Click here to access the Primary 2 Guide for Parents/ Carers

Click here to access the Primary 3 Guide for Parents/ Carers

Hear the stories being read out loud by clicking the links below.

Stories for Primary 2 

The Biggest Story

The Bug Collector

Stories for Primary 3

Octopus Shocktopus

The Last Wolf



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