The Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards Shortlist for 2013 has been announced. These are the top children’s book awards in Ireland. The ten titles on the shortlist will compete for six awards, including the Children’s Choice Award. Winners will be announced on May 8, 2013.
Here are the shortlisted books:
Dark Warning by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
Grounded by Sheena Wilkinson
Hóng by Anna Heussaff
MISE AGUS AN DRAGÚN by Patricia Forde and Steve Simpson( Illus).
NA LAOCHRA IS LÚ le Laoise Ní Chléirigh agus Steve Simpson
Oh No, George by Chris Haughton
Spellbound: Tales of Enchantment from Ancient Ireland by Siobhán Parkinson, illustrated by Olwyn Whelan
The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket by John Boyne, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
This Moose Belongs to Me by Oliver Jeffers
The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan