Children’s Book Award 2019

The 2019 Shortlist for the Children’s Book Award is as follows:

Picture books:


MIXED Written and illustrated by Arree Chung


THE LAST CHIP Written and illustrated by Duncan Beedie


THE WONDROUS DINOSAURIUM Written by John Condon, illustrated by Steve Brown


WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOUR HOUSE IS A ZOO?  Written by John Kelly, illustrated by Steph Laberis

Books for younger readers:


FUNNY KID – STAND UP By Matt Stanton


MR PENGUIN – THE FORTRESS OF SECRETS Written and illustrated by Alex T Smith


THE DOG WHO LOST HIS BARK Written by Eoin Colfer, illustrated by P.J. Lynch

Books for older readers:


ARMISTICE RUNNER By Tom Palmer


THE LIGHT JAR By Lisa Thompson


THE STORMKEEPER’S ISLAND By Catherine Doyle

You can vote for the winner if you are under 18 years of age.  You will need to read all the books in the category you’re interested in first.  To get your hands on a set at a discounted price visit our sponsor Book Life.

Details of how you can vote can be found on www.childrensbookaward.org.uk 

To find out more about the brilliant titles on the 2019 Top Ten follow #FCBGCBA19 or @CBAcoordinator on Twitter and download the blogtour schedule here. CBA blog tour 2019

The winners will be announced on 8th June.