Children’s Books Award from India

There are various categories in Children’s Books Awards from India. Some of the Award categories are Picture Book – Illustrator and Story, Best Book – Fiction and Nonfiction, Best Children’s Book, Bal Sahitya Puraskar, Printed Children’s Book of the Year, Best of Indian Children’s Writing, Excellence in Children’s Book Production, Best Indian Children’s Writing, Publisher of the Year, Emerging Readers, Junior Readers and Young Reader, Author & Illustrator.

There are Awards that honor the voice of the Children where children review, nominate and vote for their winning book. Another Award that forms part of Children’s Books Awards in India is for five progressive schools in India for their exemplary work in their libraries and efforts to instill a love of reading amongst the children. A recent award has been instituted to recognize and honor a Librarian/Teacher Librarian and School Heads who nurture the readers in their learning ecosystems.

An attempt has been made to list the Children’s Book Awards in India. However, this list is not limited to the list enclosed below and there may be additional Awards for Children’s Books in India. If you would like to be listed, write to

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