The Blue Peter Book Awards 2013 Shortlist has been announced.  The Blue Peter Book Awards are given in two categories: Best Story and Best Book with Facts.  Eligible books have been published in the last year.  Winners are chosen by a children’s vote and will be announced on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

Best Story Nominees

 Hero on a Bicycle 

The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas by David Almond, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Hero on a Bicycle by Shirley Hughes

Tom Gates – Genius Ideas (Mostly) by Liz Pichon

 

Best Book with Facts Nominees

House of Horrors (Horrible Science) Walter Tull's Scrapbook. by Michaela Morgan Fantastic Mr. Dahl

Horrible Science: House of Horrors by Nick Arnold and Tony De Saulles

Walter Tull’s Scrapbook by Michaela Morgan

Fantastic Mr. Dahl by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Quentin Blake