The Children's Book Award

Given by Federation of Children's Book Groups (FCBG)

Other Names: Red House Children's Book Award (2001-2015)
135 Works / 168 Items 664,919 Books 13,340 Reviews 4.3
The Red House Children's Book Award was founded in 1980 as The Children's Book Award by Pat Thomson, a member of the Federation of Children's Book Groups.
Stages:
All, Winner (134), Shortlist (48), Nominee (1)
Categories:
Years:
All, 2023 (10), 2022 (11), 2020 (13), 2019 (11), 2017 (4), 2016 (4), 2015 (4), 2014 (4), 2013 (4), 2012 (4), 2011 (4), 2010 (6), 2009 (4), 2008 (4), 2007 (4), 2006 (4), 2005 (4), 2004 (4), 2003 (4), 2002 (4), 2001 (4), 2000 (5), 1999 (4), 1998 (5), 1997 (6), 1996 (4), 1995 (4), 1994 (4), 1993 (4), 1992 (4), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1)

Winner 134

WorkCategoryYear
Dread Wood by Jennifer KillickOlder Readers2023
Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good by Louie StowellOverall2023
Blobfish by Olaf FalafelYounger Children2023
Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good by Louie StowellYounger Readers2023
When the World Was Ours by Liz KesslerOlder Readers2022
Octopus Shocktopus! by Peter BentlyOverall2022
Octopus Shocktopus! by Peter BentlyYounger Children2022
The Highland Falcon Thief by M. G. LeonardYounger Readers2022
D-Day Dog (Conkers) by Tom PalmerConfident Readers2020
On the Come Up by Angie ThomasOlder Readers2020
D-Day Dog (Conkers) by Tom PalmerOverall2020
The Runaway Pea by Kjartan PoskittYounger Children2020
Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip (Young Reading Series 2 Fiction) by Zanna DavidsonYounger Readers2020
Armistice runner by Tom PalmerOlder Readers2019
Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree ChungOverall2019
Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree ChungYounger Children2019
The Dog Who Lost His Bark by Eoin ColferYounger Readers2019
One by Sarah CrossanOlder Readers2017
An Eagle in the Snow by Michael MorpurgoOverall2017
Dog on a Frog? by Kes GrayYounger Children2017
An Eagle in the Snow by Michael MorpurgoYounger Readers2017
Apple and Rain by Sarah CrossanOlder Readers2016
My Headteacher is a Vampire Rat (Baby Aliens) by Pamela ButchartOverall2016
Is There a Dog in This Book? by Viviane SchwarzYounger Children2016
My Headteacher is a Vampire Rat (Baby Aliens) by Pamela ButchartYounger Readers2016
In a Split Second by Sophie McKenzieOlder Readers2015
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew DaywaltOverall2015
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew DaywaltYounger Children2015
Demon Dentist by David WalliamsYounger Readers2015
The 5th Wave by Rick YanceyOlder Readers2014
The 5th Wave by Rick YanceyOverall2014
Superworm by Julia DonaldsonYounger Children2014
Atticus Claw Breaks the Law by Jennifer GrayYounger Readers2014
Hit Squad by Sophie McKenzieOlder Readers2013
Spooky Spooky House by Andrew WealeOverall2013
Spooky Spooky House by Andrew WealeYounger Children2013
Gangsta Granny by David WalliamsYounger Readers2013
A Monster Calls by Patrick NessOlder Readers2012
A Monster Calls by Patrick NessOverall2012
Scruffy Bear and the Six White Mice by Chris WormellYounger Children2012
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by Liz PichonYounger Readers2012
TimeRiders by Alex ScarrowOlder Readers2011
Shadow by Michael MorpurgoOverall2011
Yuck! That's Not a Monster! by Angela McAllisterYounger Children2011
Shadow by Michael MorpurgoYounger Readers2011
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsOlder Readers2010
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsOverall2010
Bottoms Up! by Jeanne WillisYounger Children2010
Mondays Are Murder by Tanya LandmanYounger Readers2010
Blood Ties by Sophie McKenzieOlder Readers2009
Blood Ties by Sophie McKenzieOverall2009
The Pencil by Allan AhlbergYounger Children2009
Daisy and the Trouble with Zoos (Daisy series) by Kes GrayYounger Readers2009
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek LandyOlder Readers2008
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek LandyOverall2008
Penguin by Polly DunbarYounger Children2008
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris RiddellYounger Readers2008
Girl, Missing by Sophie McKenzieOlder Readers2007
You're a Bad Man, Mr. Gum! by Andy StantonOverall2007
Who's in the Loo? by Jeanne WillisYounger Children2007
You're a Bad Man, Mr. Gum! by Andy StantonYounger Readers2007
The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanOlder Readers2006
The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanOverall2006
Pigs Might Fly by Jonathan EmmettYounger Children2006
Spy Dog by Andrew CopeYounger Readers2006
The Recruit by Robert MuchamoreOlder Readers2005
Baby Brains by Simon JamesOverall2005
Baby Brains by Simon JamesYounger Children2005
Best Friends by Jacqueline WilsonYounger Readers2005
Private Peaceful by Michael MorpurgoOlder Readers2004
Private Peaceful by Michael MorpurgoOverall2004
Billy's Bucket by Kes GrayYounger Children2004
The Mum Hunt by Gwyneth ReesYounger Readers2004
Skeleton Key by Anthony HorowitzOlder Readers2003
Skeleton Key by Anthony HorowitzOverall2003
Pants by Giles AndreaeYounger Children2003
Blitzed by Robert SwindellsYounger Readers2003
Noughts and Crosses by Malorie BlackmanOlder Readers2002
Noughts and Crosses by Malorie BlackmanOverall2002
The Man Who Wore All His Clothes by Allan AhlbergYounger Children2002
Out of the Ashes by Michael MorpurgoYounger Readers2002
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. RowlingLong Novel2001
Eat Your Peas by Kes GrayOverall2001
Eat Your Peas by Kes GrayPicture Book2001
Lizzie Zipmouth by Jacqueline WilsonShort Novel2001
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. RowlingLong Novel2000
Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael MorpurgoOverall2000
Demon teddy by Nicholas AllanPicture Book2000
Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael MorpurgoShort Novel2000
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. RowlingLong Novel1999
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. RowlingOverall1999
What! Cried Granny by Kate LumPicture Book1999
Little Dad (Mammoth Read) by Pat MoonShort Novel1999
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. RowlingLong Novel1998
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. RowlingOverall1998
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. RowlingOverall1998
The Lion Who Wanted to Love by Giles AndreaePicture Book1998
Nightmare Stairs by Robert SwindellsShort Novel1998
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. RowlingLong Novel1997
Which Way is Home? by Ian StrachanLong Novel1997
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. RowlingOverall1997
The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog by Jeremy StrongOverall1997
Mr. Bear to the Rescue by Debi GlioriPicture Book1997
The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog by Jeremy StrongShort Novel1997
The Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael MorpurgoLong Novel1996
Double Act by Jacqueline WilsonOverall1996
Solo: The Little Penguin by Paul GeraghtyPicture Book1996
Double Act by Jacqueline WilsonShort Novel1996
Walk Two Moons by Sharon CreechLong Novel1995
Harriet's Hare by Dick King-SmithOverall1995
The Rascally Cake by Jeanne WillisPicture Book1995
Harriet's Hare by Dick King-SmithShort Novel1995
The Boy in the Bubble by Ian StrachanLong Novel1994
The Boy in the Bubble by Ian StrachanOverall1994
Amazing Anthony Ant by Lorna PhilpotPicture Book1994
The Finders by Nigel HintonShort Novel1994
Gulf by Robert WestallLong Novel1993
The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline WilsonOverall1993
Snowy by Berlie DohertyPicture Book1993
The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline WilsonShort Novel1993
Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth LairdLong Novel1992
Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth LairdOverall1992
Shhh! by Sally GrindleyPicture Book1992
Find the White Horse by Dick King-SmithShort Novel1992
Threadbear by Mick Inkpen1991
Room 13 by Robert Swindells1990
Matilda by Roald Dahl1989
Winnie the Witch by Valerie Thomas1988
The Jolly Postman, or, Other People's Letters by Janet Ahlberg1987
Brother in the Land by Robert Swindells1985
The Saga of Erik the Viking by Terry Jones1984
The BFG by Roald Dahl1983
Fair's Fair by Leon Garfield1982
Mister Magnolia by Quentin Blake1981

Shortlist 48

WorkCategoryYear
Dread Wood by Jennifer KillickOlder Readers2023
The Light in Everything by Katya BalenOlder Readers2023
While the Storm Rages by Phil EarleOlder Readers2023
Blobfish by Olaf FalafelYounger Children2023
My Rhinoceros by Jon AgeeYounger Children2023
The Blue-Footed Booby by Rob BiddulphYounger Children2023
Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good by Louie StowellYounger Readers2023
Leonora Bolt: Secret Inventor by Lucy BrandtYounger Readers2023
Ollie Spark and the Accidental Adventure by Gillian CrossYounger Readers2023
When the World Was Ours by Liz KesslerOlder Readers2022
The Midnight Guardians by Ross MontgomeryOlder Readers2022
The Outlaws Scarlett & Browne by Jonathan StroudOlder Readers2022
Octopus Shocktopus! by Peter BentlyYounger Children2022
Perdu by Richard JonesYounger Children2022
Barbara Throws A Wobbler by Nadia ShireenYounger Children2022
Stella and the Seagull by Georgina StevensYounger Children2022
The Highland Falcon Thief by M. G. LeonardYounger Readers2022
The Griffin Gate by Vashti HardyYounger Readers2022
Anisha, Accidental Detective by Serena PatelYounger Readers2022
D-Day Dog (Conkers) by Tom PalmerConfident Readers2020
A Pocketful of Stars by Aisha BushbyConfident Readers2020
Wildspark: A Ghost Machine Adventure by Vashti HardyConfident Readers2020
On the Come Up by Angie ThomasOlder Readers2020
Becoming Dinah by Kit de WaalOlder Readers2020
Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManusOlder Readers2020
The Runaway Pea by Kjartan PoskittYounger Children2020
Matisse's magical trail by Tim HopgoodYounger Children2020
Jazz Dog by Marie VoigtYounger Children2020
Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip (Young Reading Series 2 Fiction) by Zanna DavidsonYounger Readers2020
The Maker of Monsters by Lorraine GregoryYounger Readers2020
Owen and the Soldier by Lisa ThompsonYounger Readers2020
Armistice runner by Tom PalmerOlder Readers2019
The Storm Keeper's Island by Catherine DoyleOlder Readers2019
The Light Jar by Lisa ThompsonOlder Readers2019
Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree ChungYounger Children2019
The Last Chip by Duncan BeedieYounger Children2019
The Wondrous Dinosaurium by John CondonYounger Children2019
What Do You Do When Your House Is a Zoo? by John KellyYounger Children2019
The Dog Who Lost His Bark by Eoin ColferYounger Readers2019
Mr Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets: Book 2 by Alex T. SmithYounger Readers2019
Funny Kid Stand Up (Funny Kid, Book 2) by Matt StantonYounger Readers2019
Trash by Andy Mulligan2010
Auslander by Paul DowswellOlder Readers2010
Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleurOlder Readers2010
The Way of the Warrior by Chris Bradford2008
Face by Benjamin Zephaniah2000
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. RowlingLong Novel1998
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. RowlingLong Novel1997

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