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UKLA Book Awards

The UKLA Book Awards team and teacher judges announce the winners of the 2020 Awards for the 4 categories.

See the full shortlists for the UKLA Book Award 2020.

See the full shortlists for the UKLA Book Awards 2019 
Independent publishers dominate in 10th anniversary yearSarah Crossan scores a second win with her novel co-authored with Brian ConaghanInformation text shares the first ever joint award for 7-11 year oldsDebut artist on debut list triumphs in the 3-6 category
Find out more about these fantastic books.
A film by UKLA to celebrate the UKLA Book Awards 10th Anniversary. UKLA representatives talk about their favourite books from the past 10 years of the award.
The only national book awards which are judged by teachers. View the 2018 shortlist.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers. Discover the 2017 winners here. 
View the 2017 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
The UKLA Selection Panel, chaired by Lynda Graham, whittled down the 398 publisher submissions to arrive at a set of longlists, which excitingly feature books in translation, nonfiction titles, poetry and debut authors as well as established and familiar names in children’s literature. Read the longlists and longlist book blurbs for each book.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
View the 2016 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
The unique UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and genuinely discover what works with young readers.
View the 2015 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2014 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2015 longlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2013 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2013 longlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2012 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2012 longlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+
View the 2011 shortlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+
View the 2011 longlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+
View the 2010 shortlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+
View the 2010 longlists for ages 3-11 and 12-16+
The UKLA Selection Panel, chaired by Lynda Graham, whittled down the 320 publisher submissions to arrive at a set of titles which once again feature books in translation, exciting debut authors as well as established and familiar names.
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