Awesome Book Awards 2022

2022 Shortlist Revealed!

We are super excited to reveal the 2022 Awesome Book Awards shortlist.

Please do make sure to register if you haven’t done so already, as we will now begin packaging and sending out our exciting publicity packs to all the schools who have registered to vote.

The Awesome Book Awards is a prize that honours the best new fiction authors for young readers aged between 7 and 10. It is an annual competition run by Cranleigh Schools. To be eligible for The Awesome Book Awards prize, titles have to be a UK-based author’s debut novel, suitable for able readers in the listed age group, appealing to both boys and girls, and available in paperback. Thousands of pupils from schools across the South East read the whole shortlist and then vote for their favourite overall.

To find out more about the awards, please click here, and to read about previous Awesome Book Awards years, please click here.

Awesome Book Awards 2022 Shortlist

Elsetime

Rumaysa

The Beast and the Bethany

The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

The Valley of Lost Secrets