Book Award Winners

National Book Awards

Year Award Book Title Author
2018 CityRead London The Muse Jessie Burton
2017 Costa Book Awards (Adult) Inside the Wave Helen Dunmore
2017 ManBooker Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders
Teen/Children’s Awards
2018 Blue Peter Book Award The Wizards of Once Cressida Cowell
2017 Carnegie Book Award Salt to the Sea Ruta Sepetys
2017 Greenaway Book Award There is a tribe of kids Lane Smith (illustrator)
2017 Costa The Explorer Katherine Rundell
2017 Guardian Crongton Knights Alex Wheatle
2017 SLA Information Book Award

Survivors of the Holocaust

Mind Your Head

Kath Shackleton et al

Juno Dawson

2017 Stan Lee Excelsior

Superman: Lois and Clark

Mega Robo Bros (Junior Award)

 Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks

Neill Cameron

2017 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

The Girl of Ink and Stars


Kiran Millwood-Hargrave

Patrice Lawrence

2017 YA Book Prize Orangeboy Patrice Lawrence
2017 Branford Boase Beetle Boy M.G. Leonard

Local Book Awards

Award Book Title Author
Amazing Book Awards – Winner Am I Normal Yet? Holly Bourne
Berkshire Book Award – Winner 2017 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child JK Rowling
Bishop’s Stortford Picture Book Award Odd Dog Out Rob Biddulph
Bolton Children’s Fiction Award  Jessica’s Ghost  Andrew Norris
Brilliant Book Award The Many Worlds of Albie Bright Christopher Edge
Dudley Teen Book Award Cogheart Peter Bunzi
Hampshire Book Award Looking at the Stars Jo Cotterill
Haringey Children’s Book Award The best medicine Christine Hamill
Maidstone Area Book Award  We are all made of Molecules  Susin Nielson
North East Teen Book Award Paper Butterflies Lisa Heathfield
North Somerset Book Award Island Nicky Singer
Phoenix Book Award Boy X Dan Smith
Red Dot Book Award (Singapore)

Early Years: Beep, beep, go to sleep!

Younger Readers: The story of Diva and Flea

Older Readers: The Thing about Jellyfish

Mature Readers: Nimona

Todd Tarpley

Mo Willems

Ali Benjamin

Noelle Stevenson

Red Book Award 13 Hours Narinder Dhami
Redbridge Children’s Book Award

Teen: Flawed

Children’s: The Many Worlds of Albie Bright

Celia Aherne

Christopher Edge

Tower Hamlets Book Award A Library of Lemons Jo Cotterill
Trinity Schools Book Award The Territory Sarah Govett
Warwickshire Secondary School Book of the Year The Boy at the top of the Mountain John Boyne
South East Schools Themed Book Award

YA:  Dorothy Must Die

Teen: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Danielle Page

JK Rowling