Call for Entries: Book Awards


Call for entries for children’s books is open from February 24 to March 23, 2020

Winners Will Be Announced on June 4, 2020

Submission Fee:
$100 for up to five (5) titles per imprint.

Guidelines for Submission
All titles eligible for submission for the Spring 2020 Parents’ Choice Book Awards must have been published no earlier than October 2019.

– All applicants must submit two (2) identical samples of each book.
– Manuscripts are not eligible for book submissions; however, F & Gs are acceptable.
– You will receive a copy of your entry in a confirmation email.

Important to Note:

-The Parents’ Choice Awards program does not evaluate education franchises, curriculum or teacher materials.

-We do not release feedback about why a product was not selected as a Parents’ Choice Award winner. This policy ensures that testers and judges will always be free to give honest answers and opinions.

Address to send samples:

Parents’ Choice Foundation
201 West Padonia Rd.
Suite 303
Timonium, MD

The information provided will be used in listing award-winning products on our website. Omitted information may result in delayed processing of your application. For further information on eligible products, entry deadlines, and frequently asked questions, please see the Parents’ Choice Awards FAQ & Application page.

Book Entries

Please provide the following information about your entry. You may submit multiple titles by clicking 'Add to cart" and re-filling the form. Products with different company, publicity or payment information must be submitted in a separate order.

Please have your payment information ready before filling out the form.

Please upload an image you would like displayed with your product
Please select 1-3 categories which best describe the subject matter of this product.
Please list keywords that would best be used to find your product in a search. Words may be listed with spaces in-between, no commas are necessary.

Availability info

Parents' Choice provides a direct link to and 1 additional retailers' websites from winning product pages.

Award Notification Contact

We need a single Award Notification contact, Usually this is a contact within the products' company, or sometimes it could be an external contact at a PR or publicity company.