Welcome to Oscar's Book Prize 2018

The quest to finding the best children's book for the under-5s published in the UK is underway!

Entry for this year's prize is now closed, and the jury is busy going through all the submitted titles. The shortlist will be released in April.

The winner of the 2018 award will be announced at a ceremony in London on May 14 attended by HRH Princess Beatrice who is patron of the prize.

Please check back to see who this year's winning title is, or why not follow us on Twitter or Instagram? You'll find us on both as @oscarsbookprize

News about how to enter next year's prize will be announced here in early 2019.

If you would like to get in touch, please email oscarsbookprize@standard.co.uk