We're thrilled to announce The Week Junior Book Awards 2024. Celebrating the brilliant world of children’s books and the talented people who create them, our awards honour the authors, illustrators and publishers who inspire children to read for pleasure. The emphasis is on original ideas, outstanding illustration and smart storytelling, as well as new and diverse talent. 



Entries are now closed. Our shortlisted titles will be revealed on 11th June 2024. 


Key dates

6 March 

Entries open

27 March

Closing date for entries

11 June 

Shortlist announced

30 September 

Winners announced at the award ceremony

The 2024 categories

Announcing the 2024 judges!

Take a look at the 2023 awards in action...

Take a look at what last year's winners had to say...