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The Young People's Book Prize

The Young People's Book Prize aims to promote literacy in young people and to inspire them to read about science. It also supports the writing of excellent, accessible STEM books for under-14s. The Prize is unique in that the winner is selected by judging panels made up of young people across the country.

In 2019, over 10 000 children from 466 schools selected Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum by Professor Raman Prinja, illustrated by Chris Wormell, as their winner, from a brilliant shortlist chosen by an adult judging panel. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at sciencebooks@royalsociety.org.

Find out about the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize

The 2019 shortlist

About the prize

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