2016 Children’s Book Award Shortlist

The shortlist for The Children’s Book Award for 2016 has been announced. This British award was previously known as the Red House Children’s Book Award. Voted on and chosen by children, this is a unique award. Here is the shortlist:

BOOKS FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN

Fabulous Pie Is There a Dog in This Book?

Fabulous Pie by Gareth Edwards and Guy Parker-Rees

Is There a Dog in This Book? by Viviane Schwartz

Ready, Steady, Jump! This Book Just Ate My Dog!

Ready, Steady, Jump by Jeanne Willis and Adrian Reynolds

This Book Just Ate My Dog by Richard Byrne

BOOKS FOR YOUNGER READERS

Boy In The Tower Horrid Henry's Krazy Ketchup My Head Teacher is a Vampire Rat

Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen

Horrid Henry’s Krazy Ketchup by Francesca Simon, illustrated by Tony Ross

My Head Teacher Is a Vampire Rat by Pamela Butchart, illustrated by Thomas Flintham

BOOKS FOR OLDER READERS

Apple and Rain Listen to the Moon Smart

Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

Listen to the Moon by Michael Morpurgo

Smart by Kim Slater