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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

Waterstones Book Prize 2022

The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize is an annual award given to a work of children’s literature published during the previous year.

Blue Peter Awards 2022

Announced in a special edition of Blue Peter, the 2022 winners of The Best Story and The Best Book of Facts were voted for by hundreds of primary school children around the UK, after shortlists had been drawn up by a panel of judges.