Irish Book Awards Shortlist

The Irish Examiner has the shortlist for the 2016 Irish Book Awards. The awards span 14 categories. Here are the ones related to literature for youth:

SPECSAVERS CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR – JUNIOR

A Child of Books Goodnight Everyone

A Child of Books – Sam Winston and Oliver Jeffers

Goodnight Everyone – Chris Haughton

 

Historopedia – Fatti and John Burke

Pigín of Howth – Kathleen Watkins, illustrated by Margaret Anne Suggs

Rabbit and Bear: 1: Rabbit's Bad Habits Rover and the Big Fat Baby (Giggler 4)

Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits – Julian Gough & Jim Field

Rover and the Big Fat Baby – Roddy Doyle, illustrated by Chris Judge

 

SPECSAVERS CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR – SENIOR

Knights of the Borrowed Dark The Book of Shadows - Nine Lives Trilogy 2

Knights of the Borrowed Dark – Dave Rudden

The Book of Shadows – E.R. Murray

The Making of Mollie Needlework

The Making of Mollie – Anna Carey

Needlework – Deirdre Sullivan

Nothing Tastes As Good Flawed (Flawed, #1)

Nothing Tastes As Good – Claire Hennessy

Flawed – Cecelia Ahern