lewisham primary book Awards 2019

How do you get involved?

Register here to get involved in the Primary Book awards, order the books for your students to read and then collect their votes for each category and submit the results here. Voting is open 1st - 8th of June. The winner of each category will be announced on June 21st in an awards ceremony at the Lewisham Festival of Fun. 

We want everyone to get involved in this borough-wide celebration of reading for pleasure! 


If you are a parent of a child in a Lewisham Primary school, you can either get involved through your school or at home. The books can be purchased in packs from us at a 5% discount (schools get a 20% discount), email info@moonlaneink.co.uk for more info or a quote, and please use the hashtag #lewishamprimarybookawards if you use social media.

Taking part is as easy as:


The Shortlists

Picture Books: 

Ruby's Worry - Tom Pervical

Julian is a Mermaid - Jessica Love

Billy and the Beast - Nadia Shireen

Luna Loves Library Day - Joseph Coehlo

How to Be a Lion - Ed Vere

Night Shift - Debi Gliori

Early Chapter Books: 

Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Sharks! - Katie and Kevin Tsang
The Bad Guys: 5 & 6 - Aaron Blabey
Isadora Moon Makes Winter Magic - Harriet Muncaster
There's a Yeti in the Playground! - Pamela Butchart
The (big, fat, totally bonkers) Diary of Pig - Emer Stamp
Grandpa Bert and the Ghost Snatchers - Malorie Blackman

Chapter Books:

Dogman - Lord of the Fleas - Day Pilkey
Bunny vs Monkey 5: Destructo - Jamie Smart
The Explorer - Katherin Rundell
Lightning Girl 2 Superhero Squad - Alesha Dixon
Boy Underwater - Adam Baron
The Boy at the Back of the Class - Onjali Rauf
Death in the Spotlight - Robin Stevens

Non-Fiction Books: 

Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different - Ben Brooks
Fantastically Great Women Who Made History - Kate Pankhurst
The Big Book of the Blue - Yuval Zommer
You Are Awesome - Matthew Syed
Young, Gifted and Black - Jamia Wilson

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History - Vashti Harrison