Read it again! - the children's picture book award

Welcome to the home of the 15th 'Read it Again!' award.

Read it Again! is the name of the Cambridgeshire Libraries’ children's picture book award.

The 2020 award will be launched on Monday 3 February 2020

How it works

  • It is a unique award for a first-time picture book where the words and pictures are the work of a single author / illustrator.
  • Thousands of Cambridgeshire children in local schools read, discuss and then vote for their favourite book from a shortlist of six titles.
  • The award encourages children to discuss books and think about what makes a good book.
  • Voting will open on Monday 3 February. Closing date for votes will be Friday 1 May and the winner will be announced on Monday 18 May.

2020 Read it Again! Shortlist

Previous years' winners

  • 2019 - ‘Mini Rabbit Not Lost’ by John Bond 
  • 2018 - ‘Wolfie’s Secret’ by Nicola Senior
  • 2017 - ‘Lazy Dave’ by Jarvis
  • 2016 - 'Super Happy Magic Forest' by Matty Long
  • 2015 - ‘Hug Me!’ by Simona Ciraolo
  • 2014 - 'Weasels' by Elys Dolan
  • 2013 - 'Red Cat, Blue Cat' by Jenni Desmond
  • 2012 - 'No' by Marta Altes
  • 2011 - 'Bit Lost' by Chris Haughton
  • 2010 - 'Dear Miss' by Amy Husband
  • 2009 - 'Evil Weasel' by Hannah Shaw
  • 2008 - 'Max and the Doglins' by Amanda Montgomery-Higham
  • 2007 - 'Our Big Blue Sofa' by Tim Hopgood
  • 2006 - 'Wolves' by Emily Gravett