Book Award Winners

National Book Awards

Year Award Book Title Author
2018 CityRead London The Muse Jessie Burton
2019 Nibbies (British Book Awards) The Ice Monster David Walliams
2018 ManBooker Milkman Anna Burns
Teen/Children’s Awards
2019 Blue Peter Book Award The Boy at the Back of the Class Onjali Rauf
2019 Branford Boase I am Thunder Muhammad Khan
2019 Carnegie Book Award The Poet X Elizabeth Acevedo
2018 Federation of Children’s Book Groups (FCBG) I have no secrets Penny Joelson
 2019 Greenaway Book Award  The Lost Words Jackie Morris (illustrator)
2018 Costa The Skylark’s War Hilary McKay
 2019  Lollies (Laugh Out Loud)

 Picture Book: Mr Bunny’s Chocolate Factory

6-8 year olds: The big, fat, totally bonkers diary of Pig

9-13 year olds: Tom Gates: Epic Adventure (Kind of)

 Elys Dolan

Emer Stamp

Liz Pichon

2018 SLA Information Book Award

Look I’m a Scientist

Mind Your Head things you should know about food

2018 Stan Lee Excelsior

Batman: the war of jokes and riddles


2019 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Overall winner: The boy at the back of the class

Older Fiction: Children of Blood and Bone

Younger Fiction:  The Girls

Onjali Rauf

Tomi Adeyemi

Lauren Ace and Jennie Lovlie

2019 YA Book Prize Goodbye Perfect Sara Barnard

Local Book Awards

Award Book Title Author
Awesome Book Awards 2018:  Cogheart Peter Bunzl
Berkshire Book Award 2018:  Alex Rider: Never Say Die Anthony Horowitz
Bishop Stortford Picture Book Award 2019: Baby’s First Bank Heist Jim Whalley and Stephen Collins
Bolton Children’s Fiction Award

 2018 Senior: Instructions for a second hand heart

Junior: Goldfish Boy

 Tamsyn Murray

Lisa Thompson

Brilliant Book Award 2018: A Seven Letter Word Kim Slater
Cheshire Schools’ Book Award

2018: Years 7&8  The Guggenheim Mystery

Years 9+: Cell 7

Robin Stevens

Kerry Drewery

Cumbria Teen Book Award 2018: I have no secrets Penny Joelson
 Derbyshire Schools’ Book Award  2019: Shell Paula Rawsthorne
Essex Book Awards 2018: All the things that could go wrong Stewart Foster
Haringey Children’s Book Award The best medicine Christine Hamill
Lancashire Book of the Year 2018: See how they lie Sue Wallman
Leeds Book Awards

2018: Several age appropriate awards

7-9   Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball

9-11   Letters from the Lighthouse

11-14  I have no secrets

14-16   The Crash



Laura Ellen Anderson

Emma Carroll

Penny Joelson

Lisa Drakeford

North East Teen Book Award  Yr 9+ 2019: Shell Paula Rawsthorne
North East Book Award  Yrs 7-8 2019: 
Northern Ireland Book Award 2019: Shell Paula Rawsthorne
North Somerset Book Award 2018: Mark of the Cyclops Saviour Pirotta
Redbridge Children’s Book Award

2018 Teen: Warcross

2018 Children’s: A Place called Perfect

Marie Lu

Helena Duggan

(Scottish) Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2018: One button Benny Alan Windram
Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2018: Children of Icarus Caiglan Smith
 Staffordshire Young Teen Fiction Award
Tower Hamlets Book Award 2018: Mega Robo Rumble Neill Cameron
Trinity Schools Book Award

2019: Auslander

Jointly with: Ink

Paul Dowswell

Alice Btoadway

Warwickshire Secondary School Book of the Year

2018: (Yrs 7-8) Lie, Kill, Walk Away

2018: (Yr 9+)  Outwalkers

Matt Dickinson

Fiona Shaw

South East Schools Themed Book Award

2019: YA:  Orphan Monster Spy

2019: Teen: Joint Winners

Children of Blood and Bone


Matt Killeen


Tomi Adeyemi

Jennifer Mathieu

Southern Schools Book Award 2018: After the Fire Will Hill
Sussex Amazing Book Award 2018: I have no secrets Penny Joelson
Weald Book Award 2019: Brightstorm Vashti Hardy
Wessex Amazing Book Award

 2019: The Call

Shadowing winner: Optimists die first

 Pedear O’Guilin

Susan Nielson

West Sussex SLS Book Awards

2018: Picture Book Award  was won by Oi Cat

2018: Story Book Award was won by Letters from the Lighthouse

Kes Gray and Jim Field

Emma Carroll

Wirral Paperback of the year 2018: Noah can’t even Simon James Green
Worcester Teen Book Award 2018: I have no secrets Penny Joelson