Past Winners

Whether you're completely new to the Spark! Children's Book Awards or have just forgotten who won in previous years there's no need to panic as all of our past winners are listed below. You can also buy your favourites from our friends at the Regency Bookshop, an independent store in Surbiton.

Ages 3-5 - picture fiction

Please note that the age range was 4-7 year olds in this category in 2020-21.

2020-21 (4-7): Avocado Asks by Momoko Abe

Ages 7-9 - fiction

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

Ages 9-11 - fiction

2020-21: Voyage of the Sparrowhawk by Natasha Farrant

School of the year

2020-21: Barnes Primary School

Pupil competitions


  • Amy, St Matthew's CofE Primary School

  • Sophia, Barnes Primary School

  • Isla, Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School

  • Jessica, Trafalgar Junior School

  • Persephone, Coombe Hill Junior School


  • Jackson, Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School

  • Divina, Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School

  • Ashminder, Grand Avenue Primary and Nursery School

  • Amaya, Lady Eleanor Holles School

  • Matilda, Coombe Hill Junior School

  • Saffron, Barnes Primary School

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

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