By The Bookshop on the Green

The best books of 2020-21

Small in the City

Sydney Smith

£7.99 £7.43

Winner of the 2021 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal - for the best author-illustrated children's book with artwork which creates an outstanding reading experience.

Starbird

Sharon King-Chai

£9.99 £9.29

Winner of the 2021 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal - Shadowers' Choice. This won the most votes for the best author-illustrated children's book with artwork which creates an outstanding reading experience.

Look Both Ways

Jason Reynolds

£6.99 £6.50

Winner of the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal - awarded to the children's book which provides the most outstanding reading experience.

Run, Rebel

Manjeet Mann

£7.99 £7.43

WINNER of the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal - Shadower's Choice. This awarded to the children's book voted to have provided the most outstanding reading experience.

Shuggie Bain: Winner of the Booker Prize 2020

Douglas Stuart

£14.99 £13.94

Overall Winner of the British Book Awards Book of the Year 2021. Winner of the Booker Prize 2020! An amazing achievement for a debut author.

Hamnet: WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 - THE NO. 1 BESTSELLER

Maggie O'Farrell

£8.99 £8.36

British Book of the Year Best Fiction Award Winner 2021. Women's Prize for Fiction Winner. Winner of the #BooksAreMyBag Award 2020 - Readers Choice, voted for by the public.

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

£8.99 £8.36

British Book Awards Winer for Pageturner of the Year 2021

Skincare: The Ultimate No-Nonsense Guide

Caroline Hirons

£20.00 £18.60

Winner of the British Book of the Year Non Fiction Award.

The Highland Falcon Thief

M. G. Leonard, Sam Sedgman, et al.

£7.99 £7.43

Winner of the #BooksAreMyBag Award 2020 Best Children's Book. Winner of the British Book Award Children's Book of the Year 2021.

Black and British: A short, essential history

David Olusoga

£6.99 £6.50

Winner of the British Book Awards Non Fiction Book 2021.

Diary of a Young Naturalist: WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING 2020

Dara McAnulty

£16.00 £14.88

Winner of the British Book Awards 2021 Narrative Non-Fiction Category. Dara was just 16 when he wrote this, but it's won the 2020 Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing and was named Winner of the #BooksAreMyBag Award 2020 for non-fiction.

The Mermaid of Black Conch: A Love Story: Costa Book of the Year 2020

Monique Roffey

£9.99 £9.29

Overall winner of the Costa Book Novel Award 2020

The Louder I Will Sing: A story of racism, riots and redemption: Winner of the 2020 Costa Biography Award

Lee Lawrence

£16.98 £15.79

Winner of the Costa Biography Awards 2020

Voyage of the Sparrowhawk: Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2020

Natasha Farrant

£7.99 £7.43

Winner of the Costa Children's Book Awards 2020

The Historians

Eavan Boland

£10.99 £10.22

Winner of the Costa Poetry Award 2020

The Devil and the Dark Water: The mind-blowing new murder mystery from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Stuart Turton

£16.98 £15.79

Winner of the #BooksAreMyBag Award 2020 best fiction

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! - An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year: National Trust

Fiona Waters and Britta Teckentrup

£25.00 £23.25

Winner of the #BooksAreMyBag Award 2020 Best Poetry

Cinderella Is Dead

Kalynn Bayron

£7.99 £7.43

Winner of the #BooksAreMyBag Award 2020 best Young Adult Fiction

Greek Myths: Meet the heroes, gods, and monsters of ancient Greece

DK and Jean Menzies

£16.98 £15.79

Winner of the #BooksAreMyBag Award 2020 Breakthrough Author

Saltwater: Winner of the Portico Prize

Jessica Andrews

£8.99 £8.36

Wildspark: A Ghost Machine Adventure

Vashti Hardy

£6.99 £6.50

Winner of the Blue Peter Book Awards for fiction

Rise Up: Ordinary Kids with Extraordinary Stories (Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2020)

Amanda Li and Amy Blackwell

£12.99 £12.08

Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award for non-fiction

The Runaway Pea

Kjartan Poskitt and Alex Willmore

£6.99 £6.50

Children's Book Award Winner - Younger Children

Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip

Matt Brown and Paco Sordo

£6.99 £6.50

Children's Book Award Winner - Younger Readers

D-Day Dog

Tom Palmer and Tom Clohosy Cole

£6.99 £6.50

Overall Winner of the Children's Book Awards 2020

On the Come Up

Angie Thomas

£7.99 £7.43

Children's Book Award Winner - Older Readers

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