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From Press Release:
The Red House Children’s Book Award, the only national award for children’s books that is voted for entirely by children themselves, is highly respected by teachers, parents and librarians, and has brought acclaim and strong sales to past winners such as J.K. Rowling, Patrick Ness, Suzanne Collins, Michael Morpurgo, Andy Stanton, Malorie Blackman and Anthony Horowitz. The award has often been the first to recognise the future stars of children’s fiction and has the ability to turn popular authors into bestsellers.
A dedicated website www.rhcba.co.uk showcases all the shortlisted titles and featured authors. Any child can vote here for their favourite book until mid-January 2015.
The full shortlist for the Red House Children’s Book Award 2015 is as follows:
Books for Younger Children
Dragon Loves Penguin – Debi Gliori (Bloomsbury)
The Day the Crayons Quit – Oliver Jeffers and Drew Daywalt (HarperCollins)
Go to Sleep or I Let Loose The Leopard – Steve Cole and Bruce Ingman (Jonathan Cape)
That Is Not a Good Idea – Mo Willems (Walker)
Books for Younger Readers
Baby Aliens Got My Teacher – Pamela Butchart (Nosy Crow)
The Bomber Dog – Megan Rix (Puffin)
Demon Dentist – David Walliams (HarperCollins)
Books for Older Readers
Noble Conflict – Malorie Blackman (Doubleday)
Prince of the Icemark – Stuart Hill (Chicken House)
Split Second – Sophie McKenzie (Simon & Schuster)