10 days to go till the winner of the Red House Children’s Book Award is announced!

In just 10 days’ time the winner of the Red House Children’s Book Award will be announced, at a fabulous award ceremony as part of the Imagine Children’s Festival at London’s Southbank Centre.

This year’s Imagine Festival was launched earlier this week and runs till Sunday 23rd of February. It’s packed with brilliant and exciting author and illustrator events for children of all ages.

Julia Miller (Chair) and Sarah Stuffins (Vice-Chair) at the Imagine Children's Festival launch earlier this week

Julia Miller (Chair) and Sarah Stuffins (Vice-Chair) at the Imagine Children’s Festival launch earlier this week

Why don’t you join us on Saturday February 22nd at the Red House Children’s Book Award Ceremony? Tickets can be purchased online via this link, or in person at the Southbank Centre.

The shortlisted books are:

Books for Younger Children
Superworm – Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Scholastic)
Walter and The No Need To Worry Suit – Rachel Bright (HarperCollins)
How To Hide A Lion – Helen Stephens (Alison Green Books)
Hippospotamus – Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross (Andersen)

Books for Younger Readers
The Land of Neverbelieve – Norman Messenger (Walker)
Atticus Claw Breaks The Law – Jennifer Gray (Faber & Faber)
Claude In The Country – Alex T Smith (Hodder Children’s Books)

Books for Older Readers
Killing Rachel – Anne Cassidy (Bloomsbury)
The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey (Penguin)
W.A.R.P.: The Reluctant Assassin – Eoin Colfer (Puffin)

Which book will win in each category? Which book will be crowned overall winner?

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