2017 Shortlist

The Shortlist for the 2017 English 4-11 Best Picture Book Awards was released on 11th April.

The shortlist for the English 4-11 Best Picture Books of 2016

A Beginner's Guide to Bear Spotting, by Michelle Robinson and David Roberts, Bloomsbury, 978-1681190266

A First Book of Animals, by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Petr Horacek, Walker Books, 978-1406359633

Ada Twist, Scientist, by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts, Abrams Books, 978-1419721373

Atlas of Animal Adventures, by Rachel Williams and Emily Hawkins, illustrated by Lucy Letherland, Wide Eyed Editions, 978-1847807922

Circle, by Jeannie Baker, Walker Books, 978-1406338010

Day of the Dinosaurs, by Dr Steve Brusatte and Daniel Chester, Wide Eyed Editions, 978-1847808219

Illuminature, by Rachel Williams, illustrated by Carnovsky, Wide Eyed Editions,  978-1847808868

It Starts With a Seed, by Laura Knowles, illustrated by Jennie Webber, words & pictures, 978-1910277171

Nibbles: The Book Monster, by Emma Yarlett, Little Tiger Press, 978-1848692879

Oi Dog!, by Kes & Claire Grey and Jim Field, Hodder Children's Books, 978-1444919592

Pharoah's Fate, by Camille Gautier, illustrated by Stéphanie Vernet, B-Small Publishing, 978-1909767980

Secrets of the Sea, by Eleanor Taylor, Big Picture Press, 978-1783704347

The Big Book of Bugs, by Yuval Zommer, Thames & Hudson, 978-0500650677

The Brontës: Children of the Moors by Mick Manning and Brita Granström, Franklin Watts, 978-1445147314

The Hole Story, by Paul Bright and Bruce Ingman, Andersen Press, 978-1512439502

The Journey, by Francesca Sanna, Flying Eye Books, 978-1909263994

The Liszts, by Kyo Maclear and Julia Sarda, Andersen Press, 978-1783445158

The Stone Age: Hunters, Gatherers and Woolly Mammoths, by Marcia Williams, Walker Books, 978-1406370836

The Truth According to Arthur, by Tim Hopgood and David Tazzyman, Bloomsbury, 978-1408864999

This Little Pebble, by Anna Claybourne, illustrated by Sally Garland, Franklin Watts, 978-1445149691

Tidy, by Emily Gravett, Two Hoots, 978-1447273998

The winners will be announced on 10th May

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