Lauren Child, Children’s Laureate and 2019 Oscar’s Book Prize judge; Ed Vere, winner of this year’s prize, and HRH Princess Beatrice, Royal Patron of Oscar’s Book Prize. Photography: Nigel Howard Media

Lauren Child, Children’s Laureate and 2019 Oscar’s Book Prize judge; Ed Vere, winner of this year’s prize, and HRH Princess Beatrice, Royal Patron of Oscar’s Book Prize. Photography: Nigel Howard Media

Oscar's Book Prize

Oscar’s Book Prize is an annual prize for the best under-fives book of the year.

It is awarded in memory of Oscar Ashton and in partnership with Amazon, the Evening Standard and the National Literacy Trust.

The 2019 winner, announced on May 9th, is Ed Vere for his book How To Be a Lion.

Here is a short video of our story so far:


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2019 PRIZE NEWS: How To Be a Lion by Ed Vere is the sixth winner of Oscar’s Book Prize!

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