Booktrust Early Years Awards 2006

Latest update 'The Booktrust Early Years Awards are no longer running'

The Booktrust Early Years Awards celebrated and publicised the range of books published for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. Known as the Sainsbury’s Baby Book Award from 1999 to 2004, books were judged in three categories:The Best Book for babies under one-year-old, which focussed on board and novelty books; The Best Picture Book for children up to five-years-old, which focussed on picture books; and The Best Emerging Illustrator for children up to five-years-old, which rewarded the most talented and exciting new illustrators. The Booktrust Early Years Awards last ran in 2010 and are no longer running.

The Best Emerging Illustrator for children up to five-years-old

  • Winner

    Augustus and his Smile

    Catherine Rayner
    Illustrated by Catherine Rayner

    Little Tiger Press

    Augustus is a tiger, who though large and fearless, is sad, because he has lost his smile. He goes on a journey to find it.

The Best Picture Book for children up to five-years-old

  • Winner

    Mr Pusskins

    Sam Lloy

    Orchard Books

    Humorous, lively illustrations accompany the text in this unconventional love story, which is also a lesson in not taking people for granted.

The Best Picture Book for children up to five-years-old

  • Winner

    The Very Dizzy Dinosaur

    Jack Tickle
    Caterpillar Books

    All children love dinosaurs, and this book introduces eight of the best in an engaging and exciting way

Judges

About the Booktrust Early Years Awards 2006

The Booktrust Early Years Awards aimed to celebrate, publicise and reward the exciting range of books being published today for babies, toddlers and pre-school children.

 

For more information about the prize contact Claire Shanahan.