ALCS Educational Writers' Award

The ALCS Educational Writers' Award celebrates the best of non-fiction that stimulates or enhances learning. 

The £2,000 award is given annually with the age groups of the works under consideration rotated each year.

2017 ALCS Educational Writers' Award

The 2017 award this year is for books published during 2015 and 2016 for the 5-11 age group. The £2,000 award will be given in December to an outstanding example of traditionally published non-fiction (with or without illustrations) that stimulates and enhances learning. 

2017 Entries

Entries are now open for the 2017 award.

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Important information:

  • The deadline for entry is Friday 30 June
  • The work must have been first published in English in the UK within the previous two calendar years
  • The work must possess an ISBN