Booktrust Early Years Awards 2009

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 Book for Babies under one-year-old

Shortlist

  • Baby's Very First Outdoors Book

    Jenny Tyler

    Illustrated by Stella Baggot

    Usborne
  • That's not my Frog...

    Fiona Watt
    Illustrator: Rachel Wells

    Usborne

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

  • Winner

    Box of Tricks

    Katie Cleminson
    Jonathan Cape

    Every child loves an empty box and here, with the help of some magic, it contains a fantasy birthday party.

Shortlist

  • The Haunted House

    Kazuno Kohara
    Macmillan Children's Books
  • Box of Tricks

    Katie Cleminson
    Jonathan Cape
  • Toot Toot Beep Beep

    Emma Garcia
    Boxer Books
  • The Grump

    Sarah Garson
    Andersen Press

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

  • Winner

    Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide

    Mara Bergman
    Illustrated by Nick Maland

    Hodder Children's Books

    Beautiful, imaginative, soothing, reassuring – the perfect bedtime story.

Shortlist

  • Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide

    Mara Bergman
    Illustrated by Nick Maland

    Hodder Children's Books
  • Miaow Said the Cow

    Emma Dodd
    Templar
  • WOW! Said the Owl

    Tim Hopgood
    Macmillan Children's Books
  • Sylvia and Bird

    Catherine Rayner
    Little Tiger Press

Judges

About the Booktrust Early Years Awards 2009

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.