Red House Children's Book Award

The 2009 Red House Children’s Book Award Shortlist has been announced.  This is the only national book award in the UK that is voted on entirely by children. 

Younger Children

The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg (my review)

Beware of the Frog by William Bee (my review)

A Lark in the Ark by Peter Bently

The Three Horrid Pigs and the Big Friendly Wolf by Liz Pichon


Younger Readers

CIA: The Wild West Moo-nster by Steve Cole

Daisy and the Trouble with Zoos by Kes Gray

The Cat Who Liked Rain by Henning Mankell


Older Readers

Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior by Chris Bradford

Blood Ties by Sophie McKenzie

Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine