CBI Book of the Year Awards (Ireland)

The CBI Book of the Year Awards (formerly the Bisto Awards) are the leading annual children’s book awards in Ireland. Now in their 29th year, the awards are made annually by Children’s Books Ireland. The CBI Book of the Year Awards identify, Read More …

Read More Prize – Prémio Ler+ (Portugal)

The Ler + Prize, worth € 10,000, aims to recognize the work done to improve the reading levels of the Portuguese and to promote a taste for reading and writing. This prize, established by the National Reading Plan 2017-2027, aims Read More …

Lese-Kicker (Germany)

The award for the best German speaking football children book and football youth book is awarded in every second year – when the World Cup or the European Championship take place. We want to highlight football books as we are Read More …

Swiss Children’s And Youth Media Award

The Swiss Children’s and Youth Media Award is awarded every two years by the umbrella association Swiss Teachers LCH and the Swiss Association of Children’s and Youth Media SIKJM to outstanding works of children’s literature. The prize is endowed with 10,000 francs, Read More …

The Young Critic’s Award (Norway)

Ungdommens kritikerpris (the Young Critics’ Award) is a high school literary award, which was established in 2005. A jury of professional critics nominate eight novels for adults, and seven jury classes are chosen to read and discuss the books within Read More …

What’s Your Story? (Scotland)

What’s Your Story? gives free creative writing support to all 13–19-year-old writers and illustrators in Scotland. We champion, showcase and encourage teen creative efforts in literature, whatever form these efforts take. What’s Your Story? is run by Scottish Book Trust Read More …

Writers Go to School (Czech Republic)

The Writers Go to School project organises meetings with writers and authors’ readings at selected schools. The project’s principal aim is to address children during their compulsory schooling, when it is possible to engage the interest not only of children Read More …

The Norvegian Poetry Slam Championship (Norway)

The Norwegian Poetry Slam Championship brings various expressions together, live from stage, and this creates a spontaneous interaction between participants and the audience. Participants must present their own texts within a maximum of three minutes, and without props. Juries in Read More …

Book Time (Portugal)

Everyday reading day in classroom work Kindergarten and schools – 1st cycle Every week reading in classroom work Schools – 2nd , 3rd cycles and secondary The Book Time programme is designed to stimulate children’s and adolescents’ interests in books, Read More …

BookTrust’s prizes (United Kingdom)

Children’s Laureate The role of Children’s Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children’s books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field. Lauren Child is the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2017-2019 after being honoured Read More …