Books of the Year 2023
We love to hear which books are most popular among our community of primary teachers, TAs, librarians, authors and children’s book lovers.
Our Review Panel searched for the top children’s books published in the last year. We looked for the best classroom read-alouds, the most popular books with children and the best books to support the school curriculum.
Browse the SHORTLISTED books in each category below – perfect for topping up your library with the best new children’s books from the past year!
See your winners!
Members of the BooksForTopics website have voted for their favourites to find the winners of the Books of the Year 2023. Voting is now closed – Click here to see the winning books!