Resource type: Book awards
Price band: Free
Key stage: KS1, KS2
Region(s): All of UK
The Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded annually to the most promising and exciting newcomer to children’s picture book illustration. The award is judged by a panel of past winners, illustrators and children’s book experts.
- The shortlist is announced in May.
- The winner is announced in September.
About the Klaus Flugge Prize: The Klaus Flugge Prize was established in 2016 to honour Klaus Flugge, founder of Andersen Press and an influential figure in children’s picture books.
- Read an interview with this year’s winner here.
- Hear from all this year’s shortlisted illustrators as they talk about their picture books in these introductory videos.
- Download teaching notes for all the titles on the 2023 shortlist from CLPE.
- Former Klaus Flugge Prize judge Mat Tobin has compiled a presentation with information, links and thoughts on this year’s shortlisted titles.
- The Power of Pictures from CLPE explores the important role that picture books play in children’s reading development. It provides free access to interviews and videos with picture book creators, alongside teaching sequences for a range of titles.
- Find a selection of high-quality picture books that can be used to support cross-curricular planning and promote critical thinking across EYFS, KS1 and KS2 from Mat Tobin, Senior Lecturer in Education: Primary English and Children’s Literature at Oxford Brookes University.
- Other picture book awards include The Bookbug Picture Book Prize, the FCBG Children’s Book Award, Oscar’s Book Prize, the Shropshire Bookfest Book Award, the Spark! School Book Awards, the UKLA Book Awards, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Illustration.