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What is The Golden Wizard Book Prize?

The Golden Wizard Book Prize is renowned as the top children's book awards program globally. 


We are committed to supporting talented authors who possess the ability to weave words into spells, creating stories that inspire and uplift young readers.

Seal of Approval


By showcasing our seal of approval on the remarkable books that have earned our recognition, we aim to ensure that these literary treasures find their way into the hands of as many children as possible. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to experience the joy of reading and the transformative power of a great book. Through our efforts, we hope to foster a love for reading in children, allowing them to embark on a lifelong journey of discovery, imagination, and personal growth.


A seal of approval acts as a powerful tool to instantly enhance the credibility of your book and build trust with customers.

Winning a book prize can give you an edge over other authors and help boost sales of your book, as well as raise your profile, generate better publicity and improve your morale.

The Process

Upon receipt of your application form, you will receive a confirmation email detailing the submission process for your book evaluation.


Your submission will be reviewed by at least 3 evaluators with the most relevant expertise relating to the books theme. Author names are not disclosed to evaluators throughout this process.


The assessment procedure involves a combination of a scorecard and open feedback system. Results are typically determined within a 7-14 day timeframe.


The final decision will be approved by the Head Evaluator and CEO.


Notification of the outcome will be sent to applicants via email.


The magical team is made up of qualified childcare practitioners, preschool teachers, early years professionals,award-winning authors, illustrators and professional writers with a vast knowledge of the book industry.

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We will consider children's books that are suitable for readers aged newborn to YA.


We accept published, self-published books and unagented writers, eBooks, audiobooks, comic books, poetry books and short stories. We do not have a word count restriction or a publication date requirement, which means it does not matter when your book was published. We are an international competition, but your work must be sent in English.

Not sure if your book is eligible? Please contact us.

We accept applications year round and will usually share an outcome within 2 weeks of receiving your book, some longer stories may extend this timeframe, applicants will be updated if this is the case. You will be given full instructions on how to provide your book for evaluation upon completion of your online application.


We are unable to return paperbacks, but, do our best to donate appropriately upon completion of the evaluation process.

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