2015 Irish Book Award Shortlists

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The shortlisted titles for the 2015 Irish Book Awards have been announced. Here are the titles in the youth categories:

Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year – Junior

The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland's Good Fortune The Day the Crayons Came Home

The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland’s Good Fortune by P. J. Lynch

The Day The Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

 A Dublin Fairytale I'm a Girl!

A Dublin Fairytale by Nicola Colton

I’m a Girl! by Yasmeen Ismail

Imaginary Fred The Snow Beast

Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer & Oliver Jeffers

The Snow Beast by Chris Judge

 

Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year – Senior

Asking For It Worlds Explode (Darkmouth, Book 2)

Asking For It by Louise O’Neill

Darkmouth: Worlds Explode by Shane Hegarty

Demon Road (Demon Road, #1) Once upon a Place

Demon Road by Derek Landy

Once upon a Place by Eoin Colfer

One

One by Sarah Crossan