Contest Details

Moonbeam Childrens Book Awards 2019

The 2019 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards are now open!

This contest is for children's books released with 2018 or 2019 copyrights or that were released since October 1, 2017. The awards are open to authors, illustrators, and publishers of children's books written in English or Spanish and intended for the North American market.

To enter, fill in all applicable information below. When you complete your online entry, the final step in the process is printing out a copy of your entry, along with mailing instructions for sending judging copies (two copies per category entered). If you've entered an ebook category, you will be directed to an upload tool for submitting your ebook.

Early-bird entry deadline is June 23, 2019. Best of luck!

To contact the contest director use our Contact Us page HERE.

Program: Moonbeam
Price: $85.00 per category

Entry Information

* all fields are required
Book Title:
Click on Box to Select a Category - Fee is Charged for Each Category Selected:
General Categories
 01. Board Book/Cloth Book
 02. Alphabet/Counting Book
 03. Book Arts/Pop-up/Cut-out
 04. Activity Book 1 - Games, Arts & Crafts, etc.
 05. Activity Book 2 - Educational, Science, History
 06. Best Illustrator
 07. Picture Book - Preschool
 08. Picture Book - 4-8 Year Old
 09. Picture Book - All Ages
 10. Juvenile Fiction - Early Reader/1st Chapter books
 11. Pre-Teen Fiction - General
 12. Pre-Teen Fiction - Fantasy
 13. Pre-Teen Fiction - Mystery
 14. Pre-Teen Fiction - Historical/Cultural
 15. Pre-Teen Fiction - Mature Issues
 16. Young Adult Fiction - General
 17. Young Adult Fiction - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
 18. Young Adult Fiction - Horror/Mystery
 19. Young Adult Fiction - Historical/Cultural
 20. Young Adult Fiction - Religion/Spirituality
 21. Young Adult Fiction - Mature Issues
 22. Children's Poetry
 23. Non-Fiction - Picture book
 24. Non-Fiction - Chapter book
 25. Animals/Pets
 26. Multicultural Non-Fiction
 27. Comic/Graphic Novel
 28. Religion/Spirituality
 29. Holiday
 30. Book with Merchandise (plush toy, etc.)
 31. Spanish Language Book
 32. Environmental Issues
 33. Health Issues
 34. Mind-Body-Spirit/Self-Esteem
 35. Best First Book - Picture Book (First Book by the Author or the Illustrator)
 36. Best First Book - Chapter Book
 37. Best Book by Youth Author (under 18)
 38. Best Book Series - Picture Book (Series categories require at least two volumes, but you pay one fee)
 39. Best Book Series - Chapter Book
 40. Best Book Series - Non-Fiction
 Ebook 1. Children's Picture Book
 Ebook 2. Picture Book - Enhanced (includes embedded audio, video, animations, etc.)
 Ebook 3. Pre-Teen Fiction
 Ebook 4. Young Adult Fiction