Waterstone’s 2013 Children’s Book Prize Winner

Annabel Pitcher has won the 2013 Waterstone’s Book Prize for new and emerging talent that is considered one of the UK’s most prestigious awards.  Pitcher’s Ketchup Clouds won not only the teen category, but also the overall prize.  Here are the winners as well as the shortlists:

TEEN FICTION AND OVERALL WINNER

Ketchup Clouds

Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

 

TEEN FICTION SHORTLIST

Geekhood: Close Encounters of the Girl Kind Insignia (Insignia, #1) Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)

Geekhood: Close Encounters of the Girl Kind by Andy Robb

Insignia by S. J. Kincaid

Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Skin Deep Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)

Skin Deep by Laura Jarratt

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

 

PICTURE BOOK WINNER

Lunchtime

Lunchtime by Rebecca Cobb

 

PICTURE BOOK SHORTLIST

Can You See Sassoon? The Journey Home. by Frann Preston-Gannon

Can You See Sassoon? by Sam Usher

The Journey Home by Frann Preston-Gannon

Oh No, George! Rabbityness

Oh No, George! by Christ Haughton

Rabbityness by Jo Empson

The worst princess

The Worst Princess by Anna Kemp

 

5-12 FICTION WINNER

Wonder

Wonder by R. J. Palacio

 

5-12 FICTION SHORTLIST

Atticus Claw Breaks the Law Deadweather and Sunrise (The Chronicles of Egg, #1) Barry Loser: I Am (Not) A Loser (Barry Loser, #1)

Atticus Claw Breaks the Law by Jennifer Gray

Chronicles of Egg: Deadweather and Sunrise by Geoff Rodkey

I Am Not a Loser by Barry Loser

The Secret Hen House Theatre  The Wolf Princess

The Secret Hen House Theatre by Helen Peters

The Wolf Princess by Cathryn Constable