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Posted on: October 20th 2017

Picture Book Award 2018 Shortlist

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We are very pleased to announce our eight shortlisted books for the Picture Book Award at the 2018 Festival of Literature:

  • Bathroom Boogie by Clare Foges and Al Murphy (Faber)
  • Dogger (40th anniversary edition) by Shirley Hughes (Bodley Head)
  • The Great Gran Plan by Elli Woollard and Steven Lenton (Macmillan)
  • His Royal Tinyness by Sally Lloyd-Jones and David Roberts (Walker)
  • I Want to Go First by Richard Byrne (Oxford)
  • Kevin by Rob Biddulph (HarperCollins)
  • Oi Cat! by Kes Gray and Jim Field (Hodder)
  • Old Hat by Emily Gravett (Two Hoots)

Picture book award shortlist 2018

We will be asking local schools to vote for their favourite between now and December 8th and the winner will be announced by Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown on 7th February 2018.

Maggie Garrett, Senior School Librarian & Picture Book Award Coordinator