2018 Costa Book Award Shortlist

The Costa Book Awards have announced their shortlists. The award is the only major UK book prize limited to only authors residing in the UK and Ireland. Here are the titles shortlisted for the Children’s Book Award:

Bone Talk The Colour of the Sun

Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay

The Colour of the Sun by David Almond

Orphan Monster Spy The Skylarks' War

Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen

The Skylark’s War by Hilary McKay (published as Love to Everyone in the US)