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Information Book Award

IBA Illus WEBThe Information Book Award is an annual event, in its eighth year, and is a major development for information books, being designed to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction whilst highlighting the high standard of resources available.

Invitation to Publishers

Enter your titles for 2018

Iba Gold Sticker 150px Publishers are invited to submit entries to the Information Book Award for 2018.

Get full information about entry requirements and submission forms.

2017 Award

IBA 2017 Winner PlaqueRead the full results for the SLA Information Book Award 2017 with the list of the winners, report of the award ceremony and further information about the 2017 shortlist and judges' comments.

Further Information

To find out more about the SLA Information Book Award, explore:

  • How the Award works
  • Resources to accompany the Award:
    Useful guides, lesson plans and templates to help schools and reading groups work with Information Books

Sponsors

The SLA Information Book Award is run entirely on sponsorship kindly donated by friends and supporters of the Award. No money is taken from the SLA budget so all staff time, the cost of the judging, prizes for the winners and the final award ceremony must be covered by the sponsors' donations.

Hachette GroupThe SLA Information Book Award is sponsored by Hachette Children's Group and is supported by Peters Books and Furniture.

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