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Blue Peter Book Awards

Book awards

Sadly the Blue Peter Book Awards came to an end in July 2022 but you can find links to past winners here.

Blue Peter Book Award 2022

Free

KS2

Bookfinder

Booklists and book reviews

A database of book reviews for EYFS to KS3 from the experts at BookTrust.

BookTrust logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Booklists from Books Council of Wales

Booklists and book reviews

A selection of booklists for children and young adults chosen by the experts at the Books Council of Wales.

Books Council of Wales logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Booklists from CLPE

Booklists and book reviews

A selection of booklists on a range of themes for use in the primary classroom.

CLPE logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Booklists from Scottish Book Trust

Booklists and book reviews

A selection of booklists for children and young adults chosen by the experts at Scottish Book Trust.

Logo for Scottish Book Trust

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Books for Keeps

Booklists and book reviews

Books for Keeps is an independent bi-monthly magazine all about children's books and the children's book world.

Books for Keeps logo

Free

Adult

BooksForTopics

Booklists and book reviews

Recommended booklists for specific topics as well as Reading for Pleasure.

Books for Topics logo

Free

KS1, KS2

BookTrust - Mental Health booklists

Booklists and book reviews

A selection of booklists and articles to support the development of healthy young minds.

BookTrust logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Branford Boase Award

Book awards

An annual award set up to reward the most promising new writers and their editors.

Branford Boase Award logo

Free

KS2, KS3

CLiPPA

Book awards

CLiPPA is an annual award for published poetry for children and is the only award of its kind in the UK. The shortlist is announced in May .

CLiPPA logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Comics in Class

Booklists and book reviews

Reviews and recommendations of graphic novels.

Richard Ruddick logo

Free

KS2, KS3

Corebooks

Booklists and book reviews

Corebooks is a free resource that helps primary schools choose the best children's books for their school or classroom libraries.

CLPE logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Discovering Children's Books

Lesson plans and teaching aids, Booklists and book reviews

A free online resource exploring the history of children's books from medieval fables to the present day. Includes writing activities, author videos and recommended booklists.

British Library logo

Free

KS1, KS2

EmpathyLab

Booklists and book reviews, CPD course

Booklists, CPD training and other resources that help promote and develop empathy through reading.

EmpathyLab logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Excelsior Award

Book awards

Register to take part in this annual award celebrating the best graphic novels and manga published for 9-18 year-olds from November. Shortlists are announced in December.

Logo for Excelsior Award

£

KS2, KS3 ...

FCBG Children's Book Award

Book awards

The FCBG Children's Book Award is an annual book award voted for entirely by children. Shortlists are announced in February.

Logo for Children's Book Award

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Great Books Guide

Booklists and book reviews

An annual guide to some of the best books for primary-aged children produced by BookTrust.

BookTrust logo

Free

KS1, KS2

Inclusive Books for Children

Booklists and book reviews

Open access website set up to help teachers and carers find high-quality inclusive books for primary-aged children.

Reviews and booklists to help build an inclusive library collection

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Inclusive Books for Children Awards

Book awards

The Inclusive Books for Children Awards celebrate the best inclusive books for children aged 1-9. The shortlists are announced in January.

Logo for the Inclusive Books for Children Awards promoting diverse books for the home and classroom

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Information Book Award

Book awards

An annual award celebrating information books.

Information Book Award logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

James Cropper Wainwright Prize

Book awards

Annual book awards celebrating the best nature and conservation writing for adults and children in the UK.

Logo for James Cropper Wainwright Prize

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Jhalak Children's & YA Prize

Book awards

An annual book award for the best book written for young people by a British author of colour.

Jhalak Prize logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

Just Imagine Reviews and Recommendations

Booklists and book reviews

Book reviews and recommendations from children's book experts presented across a range of formats.

Just Imagine logo

Free

KS1, KS2 ...

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