2011 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Longlist

The longlist of the 2011 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize has been announced.  The Guardian site has summaries for each book.  Here are the books in the running:


Momentum by Saci Lloyd

Moon Pie by Simon Mason

Mr. Gum and the Secret Hideout by Andy Stanton, illustrated by David Tazzyman


My Name is Mina by David Almond

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher

Return to Ribblestrop by Andy Mulligan


Small Change for Stuart by Lissa Evans

Twilight Robbery by Frances Hardinge (titled Fly Trap in the US)