VOTING FOR THE 2017 SHORTLIST IS NOW OPEN
Any child or young person across the UK can participate until voting closes on 12th May. The voting decides the selection of the Category Winners and Overall Winner.
If you’d like to vote, you’ll be ranking all titles in a given category, so you have to read EVERY book in that category. Adult voting is not permitted – sorry! JUST CLICK HERE.
The Top 10 Voting is across 3 categories:
Younger Children books – Picture books (4 titles)
Chicken Nugget, Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Tom McLaughlin, published by Puffin
Oi Dog, Kes Gray and Claire Gray and illustrated by Jim Field, published by Hodder
Grandad’s Island, Benji Davies, published by Simon and Schuster
Gracie Grabbit and the Tiger, Helen Stephens, published by Scholastic
Younger Reader books – Ages 6 – 11 (3 titles)
The Accidental Pirates (Voyage to Magical North), Claire Fayer, published by Macmillan
An Eagle in the Snow Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Michael Foreman, published by Harper Collins
The Jam Doughnut that Ruined my Life Mark Lowery, illustrated by Hannah Shaw, published by Piccadilly
Older Reader books – Ages 10-18 (3 titles)
To see updates, you can follow us on twitter @CBACoordinator hashtag #FBCGCBA17
The category winners and overall winner will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony, which takes place in Central London on Saturday 10th June 2017. The winners will be announced during the ceremony via our Twitter feed @FCBGNews #FCBGCBA17 and full reports and photos will be posted here soon afterwards.