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2022 Book for Children Results

2022 Winners

1stThe Box of LifeEmily Grice
2ndThe Barrow Street Bunch Sarah Merrett
3rdThe Midwinter Child Felicity Reid
Local PrizeThe Thin Land Sarah Hall

Our thanks go to the shortlist team, to Lucy Cuthew our 2022 Book for Children Judge and to all those entrants who made the competition so tough for the team.

Lucy Cuthew is the author of more than 30 books for children. Her debut novel Blood Moon (Walker Books), a YA verse novel, was nominated for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal, shortlisted for the 2021 Wales Book of the Year Award Amazing Book Awards and selected as a USBBY Outstanding International Book. 

Lucy is a lecturer on the MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University and speaks regularly on the BBC about children’s literature.

Competitions Archive

Winners of our previous Competitions