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Explore the amazing books on our 2022 shortlist!

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Created for teachers

A glorious celebration of the very best the world of children’s writing has to offer. Be part of the story.

About the awards

Learning opportunities

Highlighting the best books to use in the classroom to create outstanding and unforgettable lessons.

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Meet the judges

Selected by a panel of judges including well-loved authors and literacy experts.

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How do I enter?

This year's entries are now closed – thank you to all who entered. Join us again next year!

When are the winners announced?

Check back here on 21st November 2022 to see which books have been victorious!

Mark Bradley

@markbradleyart

I’m beyond thrilled that Bumble & Snug & The Angry Pirates has been shortlisted for the @TeachPrimary Book Awards in KS1! Anyone following knows how passionate I am about comics in education, so I’m absolutely over the moon to be on this stellar list! #TeachPrimaryBookAwards

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Christopher Edge

@edgechristopher

So thrilled to see ESCAPE ROOM shortlisted for the #TeachPrimaryBookAwards alongside these other brilliant titles. Huge thanks @TeachPrimary and especial thanks to all the teachers, TAs and school librarians who help to inspire a love of reading. @NosyCrow

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Rashmi Sirdeshpande

@RashmiWriting

Over the MOON to see GOOD NEWS on the @TeachPrimary Book Awards Non-fiction Shortlist! Such a strong list too! And I’ve got SO much love for Teach Primary! 🎉📚 @HachetteKids @wrenandrookbook #AdamHayes

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Dr Joan Haig

@joanhaigbooks

What a dazzling shortlist - congratulations all 🎉 And what a privilege, treat and challenge to be included as a #judge in the final round! #TeachPrimaryBookAwards #BookAwards2022 #AmReading

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Hilary McKay

@hilary_mckay

Absolute joy to have The Swallows' Flight on this short list and in company with such a amazing collection of books. Thanks so much @TeachPrimary

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Steph alittlebutalot

@eenalol

I am HONOURED to be on the judging panel for the @TeachPrimary book awards! Can’t wait to dive into all of the amazing shortlisted books! 💛

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