2016 Scottish Children’s Book Award Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2016 Scottish Children’s Book Award has been announced. The awards go to books in three categories that are specific to age ranges:


Bookbug Readers (ages 3-7)

Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School Never Tickle a Tiger Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar

Mouse’s First Night at Moonlight School by Simon Puttock and Ali Pye

Never Tickle a Tiger by Pamela Butchart and Marc Boutavant

Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit Book Burglar by Emily MacKenzie


Younger Readers (ages 8-11)

The Fastest Boy in the World The Lost Children (Mysteries of Ravenstorm Island) The Nowhere Emporium

The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird

The Mysteries of Ravenstorm Island: The Lost Children by Gillian Philip

The Nowhere Emporium by Ross Mackenzie


Older Readers (ages 12-16)

Black Dove, White Raven The Piper Trouble on Cable Street

Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

The Piper by Danny Weston

Trouble on Cable Street by Joan Lingard