Book Award Winners

National Book Awards

Year Award Book Title Author
2017 CityRead London Prophecy SJ Parris
2016 Costa Book Awards (Adult)

Golden Hill

Days Without End

Francis Spufford

Sebastian Barry

2017 ManBooker The Sellout Paul Beatty
Teen/Children’s Awards
2017 Blue Peter Book Award Podkin One Ear Kieran Larwood
2016 Carnegie Book Award One Sarah Crossan
2016 Greenaway Book Award The Sleeper and the Spindle Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell
2016 CLIPPA (poetry)

A Great Big Cuddle


Michael Rosen

Sarah Crossan

2016 Costa The Bombs that Brought us together Brian Conaghan
2017 Guardian Crongton Knights Alex Wheatle
2016 Scottish Children’s Book Award

The Nowhere Emporium

The Piper

Ross McKenzie

Danny Weston

2016 SLA Information Book Award

0-7: Fabulous Frogs

7-12: If.. a mind bending way of looking at big ideas and numbers

Over 12: The National Theatre

Martin Jenkins

David J. Smith

Marina McIntyre et al

2016 Stan Lee Excelsior Darth Vader: Volume 1
2017 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

The Girl of Ink and Stars


Kiran Millwood-Hargrave

Patrice Lawrence

2016 YA Book Prize One Sarah Crossan
2016 Branford Boase Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot Horatio Clare

Local Book Awards

Award Book Title Author

Amazing Book Awards – Winner

Amazing Book Awards – Silver

Amazing Book Awards – Bronze


The 100 Society

Mind Games

Yes! No, Maybe ..

Carla Spradbury

Terri Terry

Tom Gates


Berkshire Book Award – Winner 2017

Berkshire Book Award – Second

Berkshire Book Award – Third

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Library of Lemons

Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer

JK Rowling

Jo Cotterill

Rick Riordan

Bishop’s Stortford Picture Book Award Odd Dog Out Rob Biddulph
Bolton Children’s Fiction Award
Brilliant Book Award


The Nowhere Emporium


Kim Slater

Ross McKenzie

Dorset Book Award Smart Kim Slater
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
North East Teen Book Award The Art of Being Normal Lisa Williamson
North Somerset Book Award Island Nicky Singer
Phoenix Book Award Wild Boy and the Black Terror Rob Lloyd Jones
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: One

Children’s: Carjacked

Sarah Crossan

Ali Sparkes

Tower Hamlets Book Award My Brother is a Superhero Daniel Solomon
Trinity Schools Book Award Bubble Boy Stewart Foster
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