The Prize of Slovak Writer Publishing House: the best prose work of the year for the novella The Nylon Moon (1961).
The Fraňo Kráľ Prize for the best work in prose for young people for Fireworks for Grandad (1963)
The UNESCO Prize - the Honourable Diploma of Hans Christian Andersen for Fireworks for Grandad (1964)
The Prize of Mladé Letá Publishing House: the best prose work of the year for My Excellent Brother Robinson (1968) The Prize of Mladé Letá Publishing House: for the mastery of language in children's literature for Tales from a Red Sock. This prize was awarded for the first time. Immediately afterwards the authorities had the book pulped.
The Bibiana Triple Rose Prize for her life's work for children (1999)