Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the first Klaus Flugge Prize has been announced. The British award is for the most exciting newcomers to children’s books. The winner will be announced in September. Here are the six shortlisted titles:

Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild The Girl With The Parrot On Her Head

Counting Lions by Katie Cotton, illustrated by Stephen Walton

The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head by Daisy Hirst

Hector and Hummingbird Lili

Hector and Hummingbird by Nicholas John Frith

Lili by Wen Dee Tan

Toby and the Ice Giants Too Many Toys!

Toby and the Ice Giants by Joe Lillington

Too Many Toys by Heidi Deedman