Picture Book of the Year

This year sees the launch of the new Picture Book of the Year category, showcasing the best new illustrated books for younger children.

Parents and guardians, teachers and library staff can nominate picture books which fit the below criteria:


  • Fiction published in English for the first time in 2020.

  • The author must be from the UK, Ireland or Channel Islands (we’d like to try and get the winner over for the award ceremony so they can’t be too far away!

What are we looking for?

  • An engaging narrative and imaginative illustrations which work together to outstanding effect. 

  • A narrative and illustrations that will spark an interactive discussion.

  • A picture book that young readers will be excited to read over and over again.

Click here to nominate a book for the 2021 award.

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