Previous Book Award Winners

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2018

2019

2020
Fiction 4 - 7

Stardust, Jeanne Willis, illustrated by Briony May Smith Nosy Crow

I Say Ooh, You say Aah, John Kane Templar Publishing

The Suitcase, Chris Naylor-Ballesteros Nosy Crow
Non-fiction 4 - 7

The Big Book of Beasts, Yuval Zommer Thames and Hudson

The Rhythm of the Rain, Grahame Baker-Smith Templar Publishing

A Million Dots, Sven Völker Cicada Books

Fiction 7 -11

On A Magical Do-Nothing Day, Beatrice Alemagna Thames and Hudson

Ocean Meets Sky, The Fan Brothers Quarto Group

Through the Wall, Jonathan Standing The Salariya Book Company

Non-fiction 7-11

The Ways of the Wolf, Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Jonathan Woodward Hachette Children's Group

Ocean, Hélène Druvert and Emmanuelle Grundmann Thames & Hudson

Rise Up! The Art of Protest, Jo Rippon Palazzo Editions Limited)

Margaret Mallet Award for Children's Non- fiction

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton Candlewick Press

Rebel Voices: the rise of votes for women By  Louise Kay Stewart, illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight Hachette Children's Group

The Language of the Universe Colin Stuart and Ximo Abadía Bonnier Books

2015

2016

2017

Gravity

I am Henry Finch

Oi Dog!

Orion and the Dark

Greenling

The Big Book of Bugs

Shackleton's Journey

Take Away the A

The Journey

The Sleeper and the Spindle

The Wonder Garden

The Stone Age

2014

2013

2012

The Day the Crayons Quit

The Promise

Get Into Art

Charlie's War Illustrated

Hippospotamus

Where My Wellies Take Me

A First Book of Nature

How We Make Stuff

I Want My Hat Back

Press Here

It's a Book!

Into the Unknown

2011

2010

2009

The Black Book of Colours

Mirror

The Heart in the Bottle

Taff in the WAAF

Ernest

Insect Detective

Crazy Hair

Charles Darwin and the Beagle Adventure

We Are All Born Free

The Odd Egg

The Beeman

The Princess' Blankets

Ask Dr K Fisher About Minibeasts

2008

2007

2006

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Wonderful Life

Ape

Varmints

Greek Hero

The Arrival

Mia's Story

Oscar and the Frog

The Lost Happy Endings

Pick Me Up - Stuff You Need to Know

Wolves

Ice Bear

The Princess and the Pea

The Art Book for Children

2005

2004

2003

Michael Rosen's Sad Book

One More Sheep

Voices of the Rainforest

Unwitting Wisdom

Erika's Story

Bill in a China Shop

Woolly Jumper

The Wolves in the Walls

The Usborne Introduction to Art

The Cockerel and the Fox

Cow

The Village that Vanished

Look! Zoom in on Art

2002

2001

2000

Run, Rabbit Run

Ten Seeds

Falling Angels

Kingdom of the Sun

Becoming Me

Milo and the Mysterious Island

River Story

The Birdman

Crocodiles

My Brother Sammy

Wash, Scrub, Brush!

Masha and the Firebird

The Blue and Green Ark

1999

1998

1997

Mouse Look Out!

A Seed in Need

The Lion and the Unicorn

The Busy Body Book

When Jessie Came Across the Sea

A Year in the City

1996

1995

Song of the Earth

Ruby

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