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Awards, Accolades and Applause


The following are just some of the awards the Harry Potter books have received…



Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (Sorcerer’s) Stone:

  • Nestlé Smarties Book Prize 1997 Gold Medal 9-11 years
  • FCBG Children’s Book Award 1997 Overall winner and Longer Novel Category
  • Birmingham Cable Children’s Book Award 1997
  • Young Telegraph Paperback of the Year 1998
  • British Book Awards 1997 Children’s Book of the Year
  • Sheffield Children’s Book Award 1998
  • Booklist Editors Choice 1998
  • Whitaker’s Platinum Book Award 2001
  • New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • Publishers Weekly Best Book of 1998

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets:

* Nestlé Smarties Book Prize 1998 Gold Medal 9-11 years
* Scottish Arts Council Children’s Book Award 1999
* FCBG Children’s Book Award 1998 Overall winner and Longer Novel Category
* British Book Awards 1998 Children’s Book of the Year
* North East Book Award 1999
* North East Scotland Book Award 1998
* The Booksellers Association / The Bookseller Author of the Year 1998
* Whitaker’s Platinum Book Award 2001

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban:

* Nestlé Smarties Book Prize 1999 Gold Medal 9-11 years
* Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year 1999
* British Book Awards 1999 Author of the Year
* The Booksellers Association / The Bookseller Author of the Year 1998
* FCBG Children’s Book Award 1999 / Longer Novel Category
* Whitaker’s Platinum Book Award 2001

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire:

* Scottish Arts Council Book Award 2001
* Children’s Book Award in 9-11 category 2001
* Winner of the Hugo Award
* Whitaker’s Platinum Book Award 2001

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince:

*British Book Awards – Book of the Year 2006

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:

*Newsweek Best Book of the Year – 2007