Costa Book AwardsChildren's Book

Given by Costa Coffee

Andre Navne: Whitbread Book Awards (1971-2005; Engelsk), Costa Book of the Year (Engelsk), Whitbread Award (Engelsk), Whitbread Book of the Year (Engelsk), , Whitbread first novel prize (Engelsk)
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From 1971 to 2021 the Costa Book award was one of the most prestigious and popular literary prizes in the UK and recognised some of the most enjoyable books of the year by writers based in the UK vis mere and Ireland. The Costa Book Awards is unique in many ways, not least in having five categories: First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book. The winner in each category receives £5,000. One of these five books is selected as the overall winner of the Book of the Year and receives a further £25,000, making a total prize fund of £50,000. It is the only prize which places children's books alongside adult books in this way.


The Costa Book Awards started life in 1971 as the Whitbread Literary Awards. From 1985 they were known as the Whitbread Book Awards until 2006, when Costa Coffee took over ownership - the year that both Costa and the Book Awards celebrated their 35th anniversary. Since 1971, the awards have rewarded a wide range of excellent books and authors across all genres.


Since the introduction of the overall Book of the Year Award in 1985, it has been won seven times by a novel, three times by a first novel, five times by a biography, five times by a collection of poetry and once by a children's book. The 2021 Costa Book Awards held in February 2022 was our 50th and final awards.
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Stages:
Alle, Winner (400), Shortlist (647)
Kategorier:
Alle, Biografi (131), Book of the Year (12), Children's Book (129), First Book (2), First Novel (124), Novel (136), Poetry (115), No Category (10)
Years:
Alle, 2021 (4), 2020 (4), 2019 (4), 2018 (3), 2017 (4), 2016 (4), 2015 (4), 2014 (3), 2013 (4), 2012 (4), 2011 (4), 2010 (4), 2009 (4), 2008 (4), 2007 (4), 2006 (4), 2005 (4), 2004 (4), 2003 (5), 2002 (3), 2001 (4), 2000 (5), 1999 (4), 1998 (4), 1997 (4), 1996 (4), 1995 (3), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (1), 1979 (1), 1978 (1), 1977 (1), 1976 (1), 1974 (2), 1973 (1), 1972 (1)

Winner 78

VærkÅr
The Crossing af Manjeet Mann2021
Voyage of the Sparrowhawk af Natasha Farrant2020
Asha & the Spirit Bird af Jasbinder Bilan2019
The Skylarks' War af Hilary McKay2018
The Explorer af Katherine Rundell2017
The Bombs That Brought Us Together af Brian Conaghan2016
The Lie Tree af Frances Hardinge2015
Five Children on the Western Front af Kate Saunders2014
Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse af Chris Riddell2013
Maggot Moon af Sally Gardner2012
Blood Red Road af Moira Young2011
Out of Shadows af Jason Wallace2010
The Ask and the Answer af Patrick Ness2009
Just Henry af Michelle Magorian2008
The Bower Bird af Ann Kelley2007
Set in Stone af Linda Newbery2006
Framed af Frank Cottrell Boyce2005
The White Darkness af Geraldine McCaughrean2005
Permanent Rose af Hilary McKay2005
The New Policeman af Kate Thompson2005
Looking for JJ af Anne Cassidy2004
Not the End of the World af Geraldine McCaughrean2004
Sd̄an er det nu af Meg Rosoff2004
No Shame, No Fear af Ann Turnbull2004
The Fire-Eaters af David Almond2003
Exodus af Julie Bertagna2003
Oraklet af Catherine Fisher2003
Private Peaceful af Michael Morpurgo2003
Naked Without a Hat af Jeanne Willis2003
Saffy's Angel af Hilary McKay2002
Sorceress af Celia Rees2002
Nøglen til Medusa af Philip Reeve2002
Artemis Fowl af Eoin Colfer2001
Rejsen til Amazonas af Eva Ibbotson2001
The Lady and the Squire af Terry Jones2001
Ravkikkerten af Philip Pullman2001
Heaven Eyes af David Almond2000
Arthur - kongen i stenen af Kevin Crossley-Holland2000
Coram Boy af Jamila Gavin2000
The Wheel of Surya af Jamila Gavin2000
Troja af Adèle Geras2000
Meeting Midnight af Carol Ann Duffy1999
Kensuke's Kingdom af Michael Morpurgo1999
Harry Potter og fangen fra Azkaban af J. K. Rowling1999
The Illustrated Mum af Jacqueline Wilson1999
Skellig af David Almond1998
Sweet Clarinet af James Riordan1998
Harry Potter og Hemmelighedernes Kammer af J. K. Rowling1998
Abomination af Robert Swindells1998
Smack af Melvin Burgess1997
Chasing Redbird af Sharon Creech1997
Aquila af Andrew Norriss1997
Harry and the Wrinklies af Alan Temperley1997
The Tulip Touch af Anne Fine1996
The Wreck of the Zanzibar af Michael Morpurgo1995
Gold Dust af Geraldine McCaughrean1994
Flour Babies af Anne Fine1993
The Great Elephant Chase af Gillian Cross1992
Harvey Angell af Diana Hendry1991
AK af Peter Dickinson1990
Why Weeps the Brogan? af Hugh Scott1989
Awaiting Developments af Judy Allen1988
A Little Lower Than the Angels af Geraldine McCaughrean1987
The Coal House af Andrew Taylor1986
The Nature of the Beast af Janni Howker1985
The Queen of the Pharisees' Children af Barbara Willard1984
Heksene af Roald Dahl1983
The Song of Pentecost af W. J. Corbett1982
The Hollow Land af Jane Gardam1981
John Diamond af Leon Garfield1980
Tulku af Peter Dickinson1979
Bubble and Squeak af Philippa Pearce1978
No End to Yesterday af Shelagh Macdonald1977
A Stitch in Time af Penelope Lively1976
How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen af Russell Hoban1974
The Emperor's Winding Sheet af Jill Paton Walsh1974
The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast af William Plomer1973
The Diddakoi af Rumer Godden1972

Shortlist 129

VærkÅr
The Crossing af Manjeet Mann2021
Maggie Blue and the Dark World af Anna Goodall2021
The Midnight Guardians af Ross Montgomery2021
The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh af Helen Rutter2021
Voyage of the Sparrowhawk af Natasha Farrant2020
Wranglestone af Darren Charlton2020
The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates af Jenny Pearson2020
The Great Godden af Meg Rosoff2020
Asha & the Spirit Bird af Jasbinder Bilan2019
Crossfire af Malorie Blackman2019
In the Shadow of Heroes af Nicholas Bowling2019
Furious Thing af Jenny Downham2019
The Skylarks' War af Hilary McKay2018
The Color of the Sun af David Almond2018
Orphan Monster Spy af Matt Killeen2018
The Explorer af Katherine Rundell2017
Moonrise af Sarah Crossan2017
Wed Wabbit af Lissa Evans2017
The Island at the End of Everything af Kiran Millwood Hargrave2017
The Bombs That Brought Us Together af Brian Conaghan2016
Orangeboy af Patrice Lawrence2016
The Monstrous Child af Francesca Simon2016
Time Travelling with a Hamster af Ross Welford2016
The Lie Tree af Frances Hardinge2015
Sophie Someone af Hayley Long2015
An Island of Our Own af Sally Nicholls2015
Friends for Life af Andrew Norriss2015
Five Children on the Western Front af Kate Saunders2014
Listen to the Moon af Michael Morpurgo2014
The Ghosts of Heaven af Marcus Sedgwick2014
Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse af Chris Riddell2013
Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door af Ross Montgomery2013
The Hanged Man Rises af Sarah Naughton2013
Rose Under Fire af Elizabeth Wein2013
Maggot Moon af Sally Gardner2012
The Seeing af Diana Hendry2012
What's Up with Jody Barton? af Hayley Long2012
A Boy and a Bear in a Boat af Dave Shelton2012
Blood Red Road af Moira Young2011
Flip af Martyn Bedford2011
The Unforgotten Coat af Frank Cottrell Boyce2011
Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery, & a Very Strange Adventure af Lissa Evans2011
Out of Shadows af Jason Wallace2010
Flyaway af Lucy Christopher2010
Annexed af Sharon Dogar2010
The Ring of Solomon af Jonathan Stroud2010
The Ask and the Answer af Patrick Ness2009
Solace of the Road af Siobhán Dowd2009
Troubadour af Mary Hoffman2009
Guantanamo Boy af Anna Perera2009
Just Henry af Michelle Magorian2008
Ostrich Boys af Keith Gray2008
Laura Browns CO2-dagbog 2015 af Saci Lloyd2008
Broken Soup af Jenny Valentine2008
The Bower Bird af Ann Kelley2007
Crusade af Elizabeth Laird2007
What I Was af Meg Rosoff2007
Blood Red, Snow White af Marcus Sedgwick2007
Set in Stone af Linda Newbery2006
Clay af David Almond2006
The Diamond of Drury Lane af Julia Golding2006
Just in Case af Meg Rosoff2006
Framed af Frank Cottrell Boyce2005
The White Darkness af Geraldine McCaughrean2005
Permanent Rose af Hilary McKay2005
The New Policeman af Kate Thompson2005
Looking for JJ af Anne Cassidy2004
Not the End of the World af Geraldine McCaughrean2004
Sd̄an er det nu af Meg Rosoff2004
No Shame, No Fear af Ann Turnbull2004
The Fire-Eaters af David Almond2003
Exodus af Julie Bertagna2003
Oraklet af Catherine Fisher2003
Private Peaceful af Michael Morpurgo2003
Naked Without a Hat af Jeanne Willis2003
Saffy's Angel af Hilary McKay2002
Sorceress af Celia Rees2002
Nøglen til Medusa af Philip Reeve2002
Artemis Fowl af Eoin Colfer2001
Rejsen til Amazonas af Eva Ibbotson2001
The Lady and the Squire af Terry Jones2001
Ravkikkerten af Philip Pullman2001
Heaven Eyes af David Almond2000
Arthur - kongen i stenen af Kevin Crossley-Holland2000
Coram Boy af Jamila Gavin2000
The Wheel of Surya af Jamila Gavin2000
Troja af Adèle Geras2000
Meeting Midnight af Carol Ann Duffy1999
Kensuke's Kingdom af Michael Morpurgo1999
Harry Potter og fangen fra Azkaban af J. K. Rowling1999
The Illustrated Mum af Jacqueline Wilson1999
Skellig af David Almond1998
Sweet Clarinet af James Riordan1998
Harry Potter og Hemmelighedernes Kammer af J. K. Rowling1998
Abomination af Robert Swindells1998
Smack af Melvin Burgess1997
Chasing Redbird af Sharon Creech1997
Aquila af Andrew Norriss1997
Harry and the Wrinklies af Alan Temperley1997
The Tulip Touch af Anne Fine1996
The Trokeville Way af Russell Hoban1996
The Pirate's Son af Geraldine McCaughrean1996
Clockwork af Philip Pullman1996
The Wreck of the Zanzibar af Michael Morpurgo1995
The Parsley Parcel af Elizabeth Arnold1995
Kasper in the Glitter af Philip Ridley1995
Gold Dust af Geraldine McCaughrean1994
Flour Babies af Anne Fine1993
The Great Elephant Chase af Gillian Cross1992
Harvey Angell af Diana Hendry1991
AK af Peter Dickinson1990
Why Weeps the Brogan? af Hugh Scott1989
Awaiting Developments af Judy Allen1988
A Little Lower Than the Angels af Geraldine McCaughrean1987
The Coal House af Andrew Taylor1986
The Nature of the Beast af Janni Howker1985
The Queen of the Pharisees' Children af Barbara Willard1984
Heksene af Roald Dahl1983
The Song of Pentecost af W. J. Corbett1982
The Hollow Land af Jane Gardam1981
John Diamond af Leon Garfield1980
Tulku af Peter Dickinson1979
Bubble and Squeak af Philippa Pearce1978
No End to Yesterday af Shelagh Macdonald1977
A Stitch in Time af Penelope Lively1976
How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen af Russell Hoban1974
The Emperor's Winding Sheet af Jill Paton Walsh1974
The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast af William Plomer1973
The Diddakoi af Rumer Godden1972

Beskrivelser

From 1971 to 2021 the Costa Book award was one of the most prestigious and popular literary prizes in the UK and recognised some of the most enjoyable books of the year by writers based in the UK and Ireland. The Costa Book Awards is unique in many ways, not least in having five categories: First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book. The winner in each category receives £5,000. One of these five books is selected as the overall winner of the Book of the Year and receives a further £25,000, making a total prize fund of £50,000. It is the only prize which places children's books alongside adult books in this way.


The Costa Book Awards started life in 1971 as the Whitbread Literary Awards. From 1985 they were known as the Whitbread Book Awards until 2006, when Costa Coffee took over ownership - the year that both Costa and the Book Awards celebrated their 35th anniversary. Since 1971, the awards have rewarded a wide range of excellent books and authors across all genres.


Since the introduction of the overall Book of the Year Award in 1985, it has been won seven times by a novel, three times by a first novel, five times by a biography, five times by a collection of poetry and once by a children's book. The 2021 Costa Book Awards held in February 2022 was our 50th and final awards.

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