The shortlists for the 2019 UKLA Book Awards have been announced today – and we’re absolutely thrilled that two Nosy Crow books have been recognised!
Now in their 11th year, the UKLA Book Awards are the only awards judged by active classroom teachers – it’s a great honour to be shortlisted.
Stardust, written by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Briony May Smith, has been shortlisted in the 3-6 category.
A wonderfully moving tale about the importance of being true to yourself, with magical illustrations, Stardust is a perfect bedtime picture book. Here’s a look inside:
And Running on Empty, by S.E. Durrant, has been longlisted in the 7-11 category! A beautifully told story of unorthodox families, grief, adolescence and running, The Sunday Times called Running on Empty “lyrical, moving and realistic”. Here’s a look inside:
You can find out more about the UKLA awards, and read the full shortlists, here. The overall winners will be announced in July at the 2019 UKLA International Conference.
Congratulations Jeanne, Briony, and Sue!