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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
23–26 May 2024


Submissions for HABA 2024 have closed. The awards ceremony will take place during AFCC 2024. 


The Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award (HABA) is presented biennially to outstanding Singapore children’s picture and middle grade books.


  • To recognise outstanding published works by Singapore writers and illustrators
  • To encourage the publication of quality children’s books in Singapore

Books published for general commercial release from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023 are eligible for consideration for the 2024 HABA.