Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards 2016 Shortlist

In its third year, this British children’s book award has four categories that are age specific and the shortlist has three titles in each of those categories. Here are the shortlisted titles:

BABY & TODDLER

Never Touch a Monster, Board book Peekaboo Pals A to Z

My Enormous Book of Colours by Philip Dauncey, illustrated by The Boy Fitzhammond

Never Touch a Monster by Rosie Greening, illustrated by Stuart Lynch

Peekaboo A-Z by Becky Davies, illustrated by Gareth Lucas

 

PICTURE BOOKS

The Bumblebear Oi Dog!

The Bumblebear by Nadia Shireen

Oi Dog! by Kes and Clare Grey

You Must Bring a Hat

You Must Bring a Hat by Kate Hindley

 

FICTION AGES 5-9

Claude Going for Gold! Dave Pigeon (Dave Pigeon, #1)

Claude: Going for Gold by Alex T. Smith

Dave Pigeon by Swapna Haddow, illustrated by Sheena Dempsey

Violet and the Hidden Treasure (Violet #2)

Violet and the Hidden Treasure by Harriet Whitehorn, illustrated by Becka Moor

 

FICTION AGES 9+

The Bubble Boy The Crooked Sixpence (The Uncommoners #1)

The Bubble Boy by Stewart Foster

The Crooked Sixpence by Jennifer Bell

Time Travelling with a Hamster

Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford