Joy Court Book Awards Editor

Joy Court is our Book Awards editor.

Joy Court is our Book Awards editor, keeping the profession up to date with new children’s book awards. Joy is Reviews Editor for The School Librarian journal, past Chair of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals and Editorial Expert for Love Reading 4 Schools. She is also a Trustee and member of the National Council of UKLA where she sits on the selection panel for the UKLA Book Awards.

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Jhalak Children’s & YA Prize

First awarded in March 2017, the Jhalak Prize and its new sister award Jhalak Children’s & YA Prize founded in 2020, seek to celebrate books

Diverse Book Awards 2021

Created by award-winning author Abiola Bello and award-winning publicist Helen Lewis, co-founders of The Author School. “We want to highlight the best of the diverse

UKLA Book Awards 2022

The only national book awards judged by teachers! United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) Book Awards are now in their 14th year. Teachers are looking for

Little Rebels Book Award 2022

 The Little Rebels Children’s Book Award, now in its 10th year, recognises children’s fiction (for readers aged 0-12) which promotes social justice or social equality,

Children’s Book Award 2022

The Children’s Book Award is the only national award voted for solely by children from start to finish. Over 1,000 new books are submitted to

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