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The ASE Book of the Year Award

This award has been designed to celebrate science writing that educates and inspires science learners of all ages. The award will be presented at our Annual Conference and hopes to raise the profile of science publishing and showcase the best authors.

We are seeking books that go that extra mile and support our vision of ‘science for all’, a book that could supplement a teacher’s understanding or something that goes beyond the traditional science curriculum.

2018

Entries for the 2018 award will open in Spring 2018. Find out more about how to enter

2017

Four title have been shortlisted. Thanks to everyone who made a submission. The winner will be announced in January 2018. 

The Ways Best To Teach Primary Science 

by Michael Allen, published by Open University Press

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Roller-coaster Ride Around the Body 

by Gabby Dawnay and Alex Barrow, published by Hachette Children’s Group

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I love This Tree 

by Anna Claybourne , published by Hachette Children’s Group

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Lost Science: Astonishing Tales of Forgotten Genius 

by Kitty Ferguson, published by Sterling Publishing Co

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2016 

Winner: The Abyss of Time

by Paul Lyle

Published by Dunedin Academic Press.

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Shortlisted: Self-Destructing Science: Space 

by Isabel Thomas and Nikalas Catlow,

published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books

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Shortlisted: Exploring Science with Young Children 

by Terry Russell and Linda McGuigan,

published by Sage

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