Today’s a very exciting day: the shortlists for the 2014 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize have been announced, and there are two Nosy Crow titles included!
Weasels, by Elys Dolan, and Open Very Carefully, by Nicola O’Byrne and Nick Bromley, have both been recognised in the Best Picture Book category (against some very strong competition: it’s a fantastic shortlist). It’s always great to have our titles recognised in this way, but particularly gratifying in the case of these two books, which are both by debut illustrators.
Here’s a look inside Weasels:
And here’s a look inside Open Very Carefully:
You can read the full shortlists for all of the categories here – who are you rooting for?