Children can vote for their favourite book on The Red House Children’s Book Award 2015 shortlist, see titles below, the only national award for children’s books that is voted for entirely by children themselves. Vote closes mid-January 2015.
David Walliams is shortlisted for his book ‘Demon Dentist’ in the books for young readers category and Malorie Blackman is in the older readers category for her novel ‘Noble Conflict’. She is up against Sophie McKenzie, for her thriller Split Second, and debut author Pamela Butchart.
The winners will be announced at the Queen Elizabeth Hall at Southbank Centre in London on Saturday February 21 2015.Past winners include JK Rowling, Patrick Ness, Suzanne Collins, Michael Morpurgo, Andy Stanton and Anthony Horowitz.
The full shortlist for the Red House Children’s Book Award 2015 :
Books for Younger Children
- Dragon Loves Penguin – Debi Gliori
- The Day the Crayons Quit – Oliver Jeffers and Drew Daywalt
- Go to Sleep or I Let Loose The Leopard – Steve Cole and Bruce Ingman
- That Is Not a Good Idea – Mo Willems – on order
Books for Younger Readers
- Baby Aliens Got My Teacher – Pamela Butchart
- The Bomber Dog – Megan Rix
- Demon Dentist – David Walliams
Books for Older Readers
- Noble Conflict – Malorie Blackman
- Prince of the Icemark – Stuart Hill – on order
- Split Second – Sophie McKenzie