Children’s Book of the Year: Animals and nature

This award rewards the best non-fiction book on animals and nature. The winning title will engage, inform, and delight readers, elevating their awareness of the natural world and inspiring them to respect and protect it.


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Amazing Animal Journeys

Philippa Forrester and Tim Smart


Animal FACTopia!

Julie Beer and Andy Smith

Britannica Books / What on Earth Books

Please Don't Bite Me: Insects that Buzz, Bite and Sting

Nazzy Pakpour

Flying Eye Books

The Tyrannosaur's Feathers

Jonathan Emmett,  Dr Adam S. Smith  and Stieven Van der Poorten

UCLan Publishing

Weird Sea: Zombie Starfish, Underwater Aliens and Other Strange Tales of the Ocean

Sophie Burrows

Penguin Random House