The Information Book Award is an annual event, in its sixth 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.
Nominations for consideration for the sixth annual Information Book Award in 2016. have now closed. Thanks to all the publishers who submitted titles for the Award.
Watch out for news about the longlists and information on the Children's Choice judging in school libraries.
The winners of the Information Book Award 2015 were announced on 11 November 2015 at the "6th Story" roof cafe, Carmelite House, London.
The overall winner chosen by the judges was Shackleton's Journey by William Grill, published by Flying Eye Books; whilst the Children’s Choice winner was Pop-Up New York by Jennie Maizels published by Walker Books.
Thanks to all the authors, illustrators and publishers who participated, and special thanks to our sponsor, Hachette Children's Books, who hosted the award ceremony at their London HQ.
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.
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