Past Winners

Whether you're completely new to the Spark! Book Awards or have just forgotten who won in previous years there's no need to worry - all of our past winners are listed below. 

Spark! School of the year

2022-23: Gosforth East Middle School

2021-22: Heathfield Nursery and Infant School

2020-21: Barnes Primary School

Picture fiction for early readers

2022-23: The Drama Llama by Rachel Morrisroe and Ella Okstad

2021-22: A Mouse Called Julian by Joe Todd-Stanton 

2020-21: Avocado Asks by Momoko Abe

Fiction for ages 7+

2022-23: Einstein the Penguin by Iona Rangeley and David Tazzyman

2021-22: The Accidental Diary of B.U.G. by Jen Carney

2020-21: Llama Out Loud! by Annabelle Sami and Allen Fatimaharan

Fiction for ages 9+

2022-23: Rollercoaster Boy by Lisa Thompson and Gemma Correll

2021-22: Wolfstongue by Sam Thompson and Anna Tromop

2020-21: Voyage of the Sparrowhawk by Natasha Farrant

Guest category

2022-23 - Poetry: Things That Should be in a Poem by Coral Rumble and Shih-Yu Lin

2021-22 - Ages 6-11 picture fiction: The Invisible by Tom Percival

Pupil competitions





You can also access a full list of our winning, shortlisted and longlisted books via the link below.