The Information Book Awards honour the best of the best of information books for children. The Shortlist covers three age categories: Age 7 and under, 8 to 12 and 13 to 16,  and the presentation evening is the highlight. Join us to find out which of the brilliant books below have won the hearts and minds of children and our judging panel. We are delighted that the event will be hosted by Rashmi Sirdeshpande. Rashmi writes non-fiction and fiction books and is a passionate advocate for the power of information books. Joining Rashmi will be this year's judges and other guests, so do join us for an evening of curiosity, congratulations and celebrations - all from your home. 

Age 0 - 7 

Building a Home by Polly Faber 

How to Build an Orchestra by Mary Auld 

What Do Scientists Do All Day? by Jane Wilsher     

Lift-the-Flap First Questions and Answers: Why Do Things Die? by Katie Daynes

Age 8 - 12 

Big Ideas for Young Thinkers by Jamia Wilson

How Many Mice Make an Elephant? by Tracey Turner

I Am Not a Label by Cerrie Burnell

Youthquake by Tom Adams 

Age 13 - 16 

Fake News by Tom Jackson

Have Pride by Stella Caldwell & Sue Sanders

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell

*Open to all

Speaker Info

Speaker Name

Rashmi Sirdeshpande

Speaker Details
Rashmi Sirdeshpande is a lawyer turned children's author, with two young children who ask her lots of questions. Rashmi writes non-fiction picture books that ignite children's curiosity, as well as fictional stories that crackle with imagination. When she's not playing with words, you'll find her on her yoga mat twisting herself into all sort of shapes.