Children’s Book of the Year: Non-Fiction

This award honours the best book of non-fiction for readers in this age range. The winning work will surprise and delight readers, rewarding their curiosity and helping them make sense of their world.


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Guinness World Records 2024

Craig Glenday and Rod Hunt

Guinness World Records


Valentina D’Efilippo, Andrew Pettie and Conrad Quilty-Harper

Britannica Books / What on Earth

Little Book Big Idea: What is philosophy?

Sarah Walden and Katie Rewse

Noodle Juice

Very Short Introductions for Curious Young Minds: The Amazing Power of Activism

Lily Dyu

Oxford University Press

Welcome to Our Table: A Celebration of What Children Eat Everywhere

Ed Smith, Laura Mucha and Harriet Lynas

Nosy Crow