Award Winning Books For Children

Within this collection, we have gathered the crème de la crème of children's books for you. We source our award winning books from several globally-recognised award programmes for children's books. They include:

The Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal annually recognizes "the most distinguished picture book for children" published in the United States, beginning with 1937 publications.  It is awarded to the illustrator by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association.The Caldecott Medal is considered one of the most prestigious American children's book awards.

Beside the Caldecott Medal, the committee awards a variable number of citations to worthy runners-up, called the Caldecott Honors or Caldecott Honor Books.

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

The Kate Greenaway Medal is a British literary award that annually recognizes "distinguished illustration in a book for children". It is conferred upon the illustrator by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) which inherited it from the Library Association.

The Medal is named after the 19th-century English illustrator of children's books Kate Greenaway (1846–1901). It was established in 1955 and inaugurated next year for 1955 publications.

The Nestle Smarties Book Prize
The Nestlé Children's Book Prize, also known as the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, was an annual award given to children's books written in the previous year by a UK citizen or resident. The prize was administered by Booktrust, an independent charity which promotes books and reading, and sponsored by Nestlé, manufacturer of Smarties. It was one of the most respected and prestigious prizes for children's literature.
While the prize was discontinued in 2008, books that won the Smarties Book Prize continue to be well-loved favourites for many children and their parents.  
 
 

Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong: Book #1 by A.J. Low (Paperback) Winner of Red Dot Book Award 2013-2014

Winner of Red Dot Book Awards 2013-2014, Younger Readers’ Category, 1st Place
Selected for National Library... true

$9.90


 

Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo (Paperback) Winner of the 2011 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

In a brilliant collaboration, best-selling authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, along with acclaimed... true

$10.90


 

We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury (Paperback) Winner of 1989 Smarties Book Prize

A father and his four children--a toddler, a preschool boy and two older girls--go on... true

$13.90


 

Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Paperback) Winner of 1964 Caldecott Medal

Where the Wild Things Are is one of those truly rare books that can be enjoyed... true

$13.90


 

Doctor De Soto by William Steig (Paperback) Winner of 1983 Newbery Award Honor

“Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work.” With the aid of his able... true

$13.90


 

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (Paperback) Winner of 2010 Newbery Award Honor

Grace Lin, author of the beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the... true

$16.90


 

Where’s Grandma? by Edmund Lim (Hardback) Winner of Hedwig Anuar Children's Book Award 2013

Selected for the National Library Board's READ! Singapore 2012

Synopsis:
Luke is a little different from... true

$18.90


 

Journey by Aaron Becker (Hardback) Winner of 2014 Caldecott Honor Medal

Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless... true

$24.90


 

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann (Hardback) Winner of 1996 Caldecott Medal

Officer Buckle knows more about safety than anyone else in Napville, but his dull presentations... true

$24.90


 

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett (Hardback) Winner of 2015 Caldecott Honor

With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and... true

$24.90


 

Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle (Hardback) Winner of 2014 Caldecott Honor Medal

In this innovative wordless picture book with interactive flaps, Flora and her graceful flamingo friend... true

$25.90


 

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin (Hardback) Winner of 2013 Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Honor

Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt—the one with the four totally groovy buttons.... true

$26.90


 

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback (Hardback) Winner of 2000 Caldecott Medal

Joseph had a little overcoat, but it was full of holes—just like this book!... true

$26.90


 

Olivia by Ian Falconer (Hardback) Winner of 2001 Caldecott Award Honor

Have fun with Olivia... dressing up, singing songs, building sand castles, napping (maybe), dancing, painting... true

$26.90


 

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans (Hardback) Winner of 1940 Caldecott Award Honor

Madeline is one of the best-loved characters in children's literature. Set in picturesque Paris,... true

$26.90


 

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (Hardback) Winner of 2012 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor

New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2011!

A picture-book delight by a rising talent tells... true

$28.90


 

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick (Hardback) Winner of 2016 Caldecott Medal

Before Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie.

In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on... true

$28.90


 

Locomotive by Brian Floca (Hardback) Winner of 2014 Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a... true

$28.90


 

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein (Hardback) Winner of 2011 Caldecott Award Honor

A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken’s habit of interrupting... true

$28.90


 

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead (Hardback) Winner of 2011 Caldecott Medal

Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant,... true

$29.90


 

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat (Hardback) Winner of 2015 Caldecott Medal

This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born.... true

$29.90


 
 

Award Winning Books For Children

Within this collection, we have gathered the crème de la crème of children's books for you. We source our award winning books from several globally-recognised award programmes for children's books. They include:

The Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal annually recognizes "the most distinguished picture book for children" published in the United States, beginning with 1937 publications.  It is awarded to the illustrator by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association.The Caldecott Medal is considered one of the most prestigious American children's book awards.

Beside the Caldecott Medal, the committee awards a variable number of citations to worthy runners-up, called the Caldecott Honors or Caldecott Honor Books.

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

The Kate Greenaway Medal is a British literary award that annually recognizes "distinguished illustration in a book for children". It is conferred upon the illustrator by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) which inherited it from the Library Association.

The Medal is named after the 19th-century English illustrator of children's books Kate Greenaway (1846–1901). It was established in 1955 and inaugurated next year for 1955 publications.

The Nestle Smarties Book Prize
The Nestlé Children's Book Prize, also known as the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, was an annual award given to children's books written in the previous year by a UK citizen or resident. The prize was administered by Booktrust, an independent charity which promotes books and reading, and sponsored by Nestlé, manufacturer of Smarties. It was one of the most respected and prestigious prizes for children's literature.
While the prize was discontinued in 2008, books that won the Smarties Book Prize continue to be well-loved favourites for many children and their parents.  
 
 

Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong: Book #1 by A.J. Low (Paperback) Winner of Red Dot Book Award 2013-2014

Winner of Red Dot Book Awards 2013-2014, Younger Readers’ Category, 1st Place
Selected for National Library... true

$9.90


 

Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo (Paperback) Winner of the 2011 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

In a brilliant collaboration, best-selling authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, along with acclaimed... true

$10.90


 

We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury (Paperback) Winner of 1989 Smarties Book Prize

A father and his four children--a toddler, a preschool boy and two older girls--go on... true

$13.90


 

Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Paperback) Winner of 1964 Caldecott Medal

Where the Wild Things Are is one of those truly rare books that can be enjoyed... true

$13.90


 

Doctor De Soto by William Steig (Paperback) Winner of 1983 Newbery Award Honor

“Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work.” With the aid of his able... true

$13.90


 

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (Paperback) Winner of 2010 Newbery Award Honor

Grace Lin, author of the beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the... true

$16.90


 

Where’s Grandma? by Edmund Lim (Hardback) Winner of Hedwig Anuar Children's Book Award 2013

Selected for the National Library Board's READ! Singapore 2012

Synopsis:
Luke is a little different from... true

$18.90


 

Journey by Aaron Becker (Hardback) Winner of 2014 Caldecott Honor Medal

Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless... true

$24.90


 

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann (Hardback) Winner of 1996 Caldecott Medal

Officer Buckle knows more about safety than anyone else in Napville, but his dull presentations... true

$24.90


 

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett (Hardback) Winner of 2015 Caldecott Honor

With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and... true

$24.90


 

Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle (Hardback) Winner of 2014 Caldecott Honor Medal

In this innovative wordless picture book with interactive flaps, Flora and her graceful flamingo friend... true

$25.90


 

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin (Hardback) Winner of 2013 Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Honor

Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt—the one with the four totally groovy buttons.... true

$26.90


 

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback (Hardback) Winner of 2000 Caldecott Medal

Joseph had a little overcoat, but it was full of holes—just like this book!... true

$26.90


 

Olivia by Ian Falconer (Hardback) Winner of 2001 Caldecott Award Honor

Have fun with Olivia... dressing up, singing songs, building sand castles, napping (maybe), dancing, painting... true

$26.90


 

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans (Hardback) Winner of 1940 Caldecott Award Honor

Madeline is one of the best-loved characters in children's literature. Set in picturesque Paris,... true

$26.90


 

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (Hardback) Winner of 2012 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor

New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2011!

A picture-book delight by a rising talent tells... true

$28.90


 

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick (Hardback) Winner of 2016 Caldecott Medal

Before Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie.

In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on... true

$28.90


 

Locomotive by Brian Floca (Hardback) Winner of 2014 Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a... true

$28.90


 

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein (Hardback) Winner of 2011 Caldecott Award Honor

A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken’s habit of interrupting... true

$28.90


 

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead (Hardback) Winner of 2011 Caldecott Medal

Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant,... true

$29.90


 

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat (Hardback) Winner of 2015 Caldecott Medal

This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born.... true

$29.90


 
 
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