Sainsbury’s Book Awards 2021

Now in their eighth year, the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards, run in partnership with BookTrust aim to highlight the best children’s books for families to share together. Judged by a panel of experts, the awards aim to encourage parents and carers to spend more time reading with their children.

Baby and Toddler

Winner: Sometimes Babies …. by Charlotte trounce. Nosy Crow ISBN: 978-1788008808)

Picture Book and Book of the Year

The Littlest Yak by Lu Fraser and Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster ISBN: 978-1471182617) T


Twitch by M.G.Leonard. (Walker Books ISBN 978-1406389371)

Learning and Development

You are a Champion by Marcus Rashford and Carl Anka (Macmillan. ISBN: 978-1529068177)

Classic Award

Foxe’s Socks by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Macmillan ISBN 978-1529023473)

More Awards

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