The Readings Children’s Book Prize

Learn how to enter the 2022 Readings Children’s Book Prize here.


About the Readings Children’s Book Prize

The Readings Children’s Book Prize was established in 2014 and celebrates exciting new contributions to Australian children’s literature from early career authors and illustrators. The judges consider books written for children aged 5 to 12. $3000 in prize money is awarded to the book which we believe children will love best.

Previous winners of the Readings Children’s Book Prize include Julie Hunt (2014), Trace Balla (2015), J.C. Jones (2016), Karen Foxlee (2017), Jo Sandhu (2018), Carly Nugent (2019), Matilda Woods (2020), Penny Tangey (2021).


Enquiries

Enquiries should be directed to the Prize Manager Gab Williams at Gab.williams@readings.com.au.