The 2019 Shortlist for the Children’s Book Award is as follows:
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
The winners will be announced on 8th June.