Children’s Book Award 2017

The Federation of Children’s Book Groups has announced the shortlist for their Children’s Book Award for 2017. The UK award is selected by children with voting closing on May 12th. Here is the shortlist, representing the Top Ten:

BOOKS FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN

Chicken Nugget Gracie Grabbit and the Tiger

Chicken Nugget by Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Tom McLaughlin

Gracie Grabbit and the Tiger by Helen Stephens

Grandad's Island Cover Oi Dog!

Grandad’s Island by Benji Davies

Oi Dog by Kes Gray and Claire Gray, illustrated by Jim Field

 

BOOKS FOR YOUNGER READERS

The Voyage to Magical North Cover An Eagle in the Snow Cover The Jam Doughnut That Ruined My Life

The Accidental Pirates: Voyage to the Magical North by Claire Fayer

An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Michael Foreman

The Jam Doughnut That Ruined My Life by Mark Lowery, illustrated by Hanna Shaw

 

BOOKS FOR OLDER READERS

Car-Jacked Mistletoe and Murder (Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries, #5) One Cover

Car-Jacked by Ali Sparkes

Mistletoe and Murder by Robin Stevens

One by Sarah Crossan