On Thursday 10th November 2016, Prof. Kristján Kristjánsson was presented with the 2016 Society for Educational Studies Books Prize for his sole-authored book Aristotelian Character Education (2015, Routledge). Kristján was awarded 1st prize of £2,000. The Society for Educational Studies Books Prize has a long standing tradition of awarding the best books in the field of education studies published each year. SES judge books based on the quality of research and/or scholarship; originality of analysis and argument; theory/practice relation; and quality and accessibility of writing. The award was made at the 2016 SES Fellows' Dinner, and Chair of the Books Prize Sub-Committee, Prof. Andrew Peterson (Canterbury Christ Church University) made the presentation. Congratulations to Kristján on this prestigious award.