Singapore Book Awards 2022

The 7th edition of the Singapore Book Awards returned this year with 163 submissions from 35 publishers. After months of careful reviews, our judges shortlisted 42 titles. The results were announced at a gala ceremony at Fullerton Hotel, and we're pleased to announce the winners of the 13 categories as follows:

Best Audiobook

Timothy and the Phubbers

Publisher: Storytel Singapore
Authors: Ken Kwek, Lolita Chiong
Narrator: Adrian Pang

Best Book Cover Design

The Punkhawala and the Prostitute

Publisher: Epigram Books
Author: Wesley Leon Aroozoo
Designer: Priscilla Yamaguchi

Best Education Title

Your Adventures at CERN: Play the Hero Among Particles and a Particular Dinosaur

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co.
Author: Letizia Diamante, illustrated by Claudia Flandoli

Best Magazine Title

BBC Earth

Publisher: Jsim Education

Best Professional Title

Super Scaling: Systemise, Break Free, and Skyrocket
Your Business to Millions

Publisher: Candid Creation Publishing
Author: Alvin Poh

Best Custom Publishing

SCO: Hidden Gems

Publisher: Focus Publishing

Best Illustrated Non-Fiction Book

The Food of Singapore Malays

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
Author: Khir Johari

Best Literary Work

The Formidable Miss Cassidy

Publisher: Epigram Books
Author: Meihan Boey

Best Non-Fiction Work

A History of Money in Singapore

Publisher: Talisman Publishing
Author: Clement Liew, Peter Wilson

Best Picture Book

Mr Roll Finds New Life

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)
Author: Sophia Huang
Illustrator: Evelyn Ghozalli

Best Young Person's Title

Mist-bound: How to Glue Back Grandpa

Publisher: Penguin Random House SEA
Author: Daryl Kho

Book of the Year

The Food of Singapore Malays

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
Author: Khir Johari

Readers' Choice

Larger Than Life: Celebrating the Human Spirit

Publisher: Storytel Singapore
Authors: Belinda Lee