The People’s Book Prize is a national literary award voted for solely by the general public. Founded by Dame Beryl Bainbridge DBE, the award champions new talent and celebrates reading. Candy Jar has achieved great success in this competition; One Woman’s War won the non-
In 2016 and 2023 Candy Jar was shortlisted for The Cardiff Life Awards. This ceremony celebrates the best business in Cardiff, applauding what they have achieved in the past year and encouraging them to go further in the years to come, and we've been lucky enough to be nominated in the Creative Business category.
In May 2016, The Search for Mister Lloyd by Griff Rowland was chosen as the winner of the Tir na n-
David the Pizzly Bear, one of our Jelly Bean books, has been awarded a red ribbon in the Wishing Shelf Awards 2022. Well done, Molly Arbuthnott and Camilla Seddon.
The Animal Says... has been shortlisted in the Wishing Shelf Awards 2023.
Helyn Latimer, who published Bully Goat Griff with our sister imprint Jelly Bean Books, has been awarded "Welsh Author of the Year 2022" at Smart Education Wales.
Jelly Bean Self-
A big part of this huge success is down to our authors, readers, artists and friends. Every book sold, every review posted, every like, share and retweet on TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and everything else goes a long way to spreading the Candy Jar word. So, thanks everybody!