Previous Shortlists & Winners

2016 Award winner & Shortlist (for books published in 2015)

iamhenryfinch

 

John Boyne, The Boy at the Top of the Mountain (Doubleday/Penguin Random House UK)
Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz, I Am Henry Finch (winner)  (Walker Books)

Yasmeen Ismail, I’m a Girl! (Bloomsbury Books)
Gill Lewis, Gorilla Dawn (Oxford University Press)
Michael Foreman, The Little Bookshop and the Origami Army (Andersen Press)
Michael Rosen, illustrated by Neal Layton, Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed (Bloomsbury Books)

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2015 Award winner & Shortlist (for books published in 2014)

ScarletIbis

Anne Booth, Girl With A White Dog (Catnip Books)
Jessica Shepherd, Grandma (Child’s Play)
Craig Pomranz, ill. by Margaret Chamberlain, Made by Raffi (Janetta Otter-Barry Books/Frances Lincoln)
Bernard Ashley, Nadine Dreams of Home (Barrington Stoke)
Mel Elliott, Pearl Power  (I Love Mel)
Gill Lewis, Scarlet Ibis (winner) (Oxford University Press)
Chris Haughton, Shh! We Have a Plan (Walker Books)
Joan Lingard, Trouble on Cable Street (Catnip Books)

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2014 Award winner & Shortlist (for books published in 2013)

after tomorrow

 

Gillian Cross, After Tomorrow (winner)(OUP)
Geraldine McCaughrean, The Middle of Nowhere (Usborne)
Gill Lewis, Moon Bear (OUP)
Nicola Davies, ill. by Laura Carlin, The Promise (Walker)
Deborah Chancellor, Real Lives: Harriet Tubman (A&C Black, Bloomsbury Publishing)
Andrea Beatty, ill. by David Roberts, Rosie Revere, Engineer
John Boyne, Stay  Where You Are and Then Leave (Doubleday, Random House UK)

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2013 Award winner & Shortlist (for books published in 2012)

azziinbetween

 

Sarah Garland, Azzi In Between (winner) (Frances Lincoln)
Yokococo, Hans and Matilda (Templar Publishing)
John Boyne, ill. by Oliver Jeffers, The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket (Doubleday Books/Random House UK)
Jeanne Willis, ill. by Lorna Freytag, Wild Child (Walker Books, 2012)

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