Why so many famous authors love Helen Oxenbury and John Burningham
They've got decades of children's storytelling behind them, so it's no wonder that so many well-known names wanted to tell us why Helen Oxenbury and John Burningham are such deserving winners.
See a list of John Burningham's books
Check out some of our favourite picture books by John Burningham.
See a list of Helen Oxenbury's books
Here are a few of our favourite picture books and board books by Helen Oxenbury.
Former Lifetime Achievement Award winners
Raymond Briggs, author and illustrator of The Snowman and many other brilliant children's books, was awarded the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.
Judith Kerr was the second winner of the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award, picking up the prize in 2016.
Shirley Hughes was the first ever winner of the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award, picking up the prize in 2015.
Waterstones Children's Laureate
Find out everything that's going on with the tenth Waterstones Children's Laureate, Lauren Child, as she takes on the job from 2017-2019.