Children’s Book of the Year: Hobbies and interests

This award honours non-fiction books that encourage children to explore their interests and develop new skills. The title that wins will engage, inform and inspire readers to discover and do something different. 


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Art is Everywhere

Joe Haddow and Ellie Hawes

UCLan Publishing

Cracking Cricket

Robin Bennett and Matt Cherry

Firefly Press

Rhinoceros Can't Draw, But You Can!

 Luke Newell and Mr Griff

Noodle Juice Ltd

The Football School Encyclopedia

Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton and Spike Gerrell

Walker Books

The Handbook of Forgotten Skills

Natalie Crowley, Elaine Batiste and Chris Duriez

Magic Cat Publishing

What Can I Do With a Cardboard Box?

James Maclaine, Harriet Noble, Erin Wallace