ALCS Educational Writers' Award

The ALCS Educational Writers' Award celebrates the best of non-fiction that stimulates or enhances learning. 

The £2,000 award is given annually with the age groups of the works under consideration rotated each year.

The 2018 winner for the 11-18 age group was Cath Senker for Far From Home (Franklin Watts)

The 2019 winner for the 5-11 age group was Alastair Humphreys and illustrator Kevin Ward for Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers: The Incredible Expeditions of 20 Explorers (Big Picture Press)

Entry to the ALCS Educational Writers' Award 2020
is now closed.

The 2020 award is for books published during 2018 and 2019 for the 11-18 age group. The £2,000 award will be given in December to an outstanding example of traditionally published non-fiction (with or without illustrations) that stimulates and enhances learning.