Oscar’s Book Prize

From Oscar's Book Prize Ltd

Resource type: Book awards

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, EYFS

Region(s): All of UK

Oscar’s Book Prize is an annual award for the best picture book for pre-schoolers and young children. The award was created to highlight the importance of reading with young children and was set up by the parents of Oscar Ashton in memory of their son, who died in 2012 at the age of three and a half.

Read our winner announcement for the 2023 Oscar’s Book Prize here.


  • The shortlist comes out in April.
  • The winner is announced in May.

Cost: Free.

About Oscar’s Book Prize Ltd: Oscar’s Book Prize was founded in 2013 and is supported by Amazon and the Evening Standard.

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