Waterstones have officially announced their 2013 shortlist of books nominated for the Children's Book Award and quite frankly I'm freaking out. BIG TIME. Here's the list
• Picture Books:
Lunchtime by Rebecca Cobb (Macmillan Children’s Books)
Rabbityness by Jo Empson (Child’s Play)
Oh No George! by Chris Haughton (Walker)
The Worst Princess by Anna Kemp & Sara Ogilvie (Simon & Schuster)
The Journey Home by Frann Preston-Gannon (Pavilion Children’s Books)
Can You See Sassoon? by Sam Usher (Little Tiger Press)
• Fiction 5-12
The Wolf Princess by Cathryn Constable (Chicken House)
Atticus Claw Breaks the Law by Jennifer Gray (Faber and Faber)
Wonder by R.J. Palacio (Random House Children’s Books)
The Secret Hen House Theatre by Helen Peters (Nosy Crow)
The Chronicles of Egg: Deadweather and Sunrise by Geoff Rodkey (Puffin)
Barry Loser: I Am Not A Loser by Jim Smith (Egmont)
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (Random House Children’s Books)
Skin Deep by Laura Jarratt (Egmont)
Insignia by S.J. Kincaid (Hot Key Books)
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury Children’s)
Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher (Indigo)
Geekhood: Close Encounters of the Girl Kind by Andy Robb (Little Tiger Press)
As you can see there are some fantastic books on there in all the age groups but HOLY COMIC BOOKS BATMAN!
GEEKHOOD BY ANDY ROBB IS ON THE LIST
THAT BOOK I SAID WAS AMAZING
AND HAS MY NAME IN THE FRONT WITH MY REVIEW QUOTE!
Also Skin Deep by Laura Jarratt WOW amazing book!!
Congrats to ALL the nominees and I'm so excited to read the books on the list I've yet to pick up.
Excuse me while I muppet flail until the winner is announced in March