Oscar’s Book Prize
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.
About Oscar’s Book Prize Ltd: Oscar’s Book Prize was founded in 2013 and is supported by Amazon and the Evening Standard.
- See a full list of past winners of the Oscar’s Book Prize here.
- Other picture book awards include The Bookbug Picture Book Prize, the FCBG Children’s Book Award, the Klaus Flugge Prize, the Shropshire Bookfest Book Award, the Spark! School Book Awards, the UKLA Book Awards, the Yoto Kate Greenaway Medal and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.
- For a full list of children’s book awards, click here.
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