2017 British Book Awards

A Children’s book category was added last year to the British Book Awards. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and then the overall winning book will be selected by another panel. Here is the shortlist for the 2017 award for the Children’s category:

The Christmasaurus The Girl of Ink and Stars

The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Shane Devries

The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8) Nadiya's Bake Me a Story: Fifteen Stories and Recipes for Children

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne

Nadiya’s Bake Me a Story by Nadiya Hussain, illustrated by Clair Rossiter

Oi Dog! The World's Worst Children

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

The World’s Worst Children by David Walliams and Tony Ross