2020 Awards

Posted by boo11 at Feb 26, 2020 01:25 PM |

2020 Shortlist Announced!

The English Association is proud to present the shortlist for the 2020 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards. This year, we received a record total of 333 entries, out of which 38 were longlisted and 17 have been shortlisted.

The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 25 November 2020 at the British Academy in London.

Join us in celebrating the wonderful books that have been shortlisted for the 2020 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards:


2020 Eng 4-11PBA Shortlist 3

Non-fiction 7-11

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander and illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Andersen Press)

The Language of the Universe by Colin Stuart and Illustrated by Ximo Abadía (Bonnier Books)

Refugees by  Brian Bilston and illustrated by José Sanabria (Palazzo Editions Limited)

Nose Knows by Emmanuelle Figueras and illustrated by Claire de Gastold (What on Earth Books)

Rise Up! The Art of Protest by Jo Rippon, w/foreword by Chris Riddell and illustrated by various (Palazzo Editions Limited)


2020 English 4-11 PBA Shortlist (2)

Non-fiction 4-7

Lifesize Dinosaurs written and illustrated by Sophie Henn (Egmont)

The Sea Book written and illustrated by Charlotte Milner (DK)

A Planet Full of Plastic written and illustrated by Neal Layton (Hachette Children's Group)

A Million Dots written and illustrated by Sven Völker (Cicada Books)


2020 English 4-11 PBA Shortlist (1)

Fiction 7-11

The Golden Cage by Anna Castagnoli and illustrated by Carll Cneut (Book Island)

Quill Soup by Alan Durant and illustrated by Dale Blankenaar (Tiny Owl Publishing)

Through the Wall written and illustrated by Jonathan Standing (The Salariya Book Company)

#Goldilocks by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Tony Ross (Andersen Press)

 

2020 English 4-11 PBA Shortlist

Fiction 4-7

This is a Dog written and illustrated by Ross Collins (Nosy Crow)

The Suitcase written and illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros (Nosy Crow)

Think Big by Kes Gray and illustrated by Nathan Reed (Hachette Children's Group)

A Stone Sat Still written and illustrated by Brendan Wenzel (Chronicle Books)

 

Read the 2020 shortlist book reviews

View Longlist Below:

Publishers Name Book Title Author Illustrator Category
Chronicle Books A Stone Sat Still Brendan Wenzel Brendan Wenzel Fiction 4-7
Faber  & Faber The Hug Eoin McLaughlin Polly Dunbar Fiction 4-7
Child's Play Up and Down Mum Child's Play Summer Maçon Fiction 4-7
Hachette Children's Group Think Big Kes Gray Nathan Reed Fiction 4-7
The Quarto Group The Woods Rob Hodgson Rob Hodgson Fiction 4-7
Nosy Crow The Suitcase Chris Naylor-Ballesteros Chris Naylor-Ballesteros Fiction 4-7
Nosy Crow My First Animal Book This is a Dog HB Ross Collins Ross Collins Fiction 4-7
Tiny Owl Publishing Quill Soup Alan Durant Dale Blankenaar Fiction 4-7
Little Tiger Group Sneaky Beak Tracey Corderoy Tony Neal Fiction 4-7
Bloomsbury Publishing Ravi's Roar Tom Percival Tom Percival Fiction 4-7
Hachette Children's Group Waiting for Wolf Sandra Dieckman Sandra Dieckman Fiction 4-7
Nobrow / Flying Eye Books Kai and the Monkey King Joe Todd Stanton Joe Todd Stanton Fiction 7-11
Templar/ Bonnier Books UK Dear Mr President Sophie Siers Sophie Siers Fiction 7-11
Andersen Press #Goldilocks Jeanne Willis Tony Ross Fiction 7-11
The Salariya Book Company Through the Wall Jonathan Standing Jonathan Standing Fiction 7-11
Nobrow / Flying Eye Books Hicotea: A Nightlights Story Lorena Alvarez Lorena Alvarez Fiction 7-11
Princeton Architectural Press Patience, Miyuki Roxane Marie Galliez Seng Soun Ratanavanh Fiction 7-11
Book Island The Golden Cage Anna Castagnoli Carll Cneut Fiction 7-11
Palazzo Editions Limited Refugees Brian Bilston José Sanabria Non-Fiction 4-7
Hachette Children's Group Michelle Obama Anna Doherty Anna Doherty Non-Fiction 4-7
Maverick Arts Publishing The Spacesuit Alison Donald Ariel Landy Non-Fiction 4-7
Miles Kelly Publishing Curious Questions & Answers About My Body Anne Rooney Ana Gomez Non-Fiction 4-7
Egmont Lifesize Dinosaurs Sophy Henn Sophy Henn Non-Fiction 4-7
Miles Kelly Publishing Curious Questions & Answers About Our Oceans Camilla De la Bédoyère Tim Budgen Non-Fiction 4-7
Hachette Children's Group If Polar Bears Disappeared Lily Williams Lily Williams Non-Fiction 4-7
Hachette Children's Group Heroes Who Help Us From Around the World Liz Gogerly Ryan Wheatcroft Non-Fiction 4-7
Hachette Children's Group/ Wren Book A Planet Full of Plastic: and how you can help Neal Layton Neal Layton Non-Fiction 4-7
DK The Sea Book Charlotte Milner Charlotte Milner Non-Fiction 4-7
Little Tiger Group The Big Beyond James Carter Aaron Cushley Non - Fiction 7-11
Cicada Books A Million Dots Sven Völker Sven Völker Non - Fiction 7-11
Nobrow /  Flying Eye Books Fanatical About Frogs Owen Davey Owen Davey Non - Fiction 7-11
The Salariya Book Company Life-Sized Bugs John Townsend Isobel Lundie Non - Fiction 7-11
Bonnier Books UK Planetarium Junior Raman Prinja Chris Wormell Non - Fiction 7-11
Palazzo Editions Limited Rise Up! The Art of Protest. Jo Rippon. w/foreword by Chris Riddell. various Non - Fiction 7-11
David Fickling Books Lesser Spotted Animals 2 Martin Brown Martin Brown Non - Fiction 7-11
The Quarto Group The Lost Book of Adventure Teddy Keen Teddy Keen Non - Fiction 7-11
Andersen Press The Undefeated Kwame Alexander Kadir Nelson Non - Fiction 7-11
Bonnier Books UK Language of the Universe Colin Stuart Ximo Abadía Non - Fiction 7-11
Abrams Books for Young Readers The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs Fiona Robinson Fiona Robinson Non - Fiction 7-11
Nobrow / Flying Eye Books Orchestra Avalon Nuovo David Doran Non - Fiction 7-11
What on Earth Books Nose Knows Emmanuelle Figueras Claire de Gastold Non - Fiction 7-11

 

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