Wednesday 26 November 2014

Shortlist for the 2014 Costa Children’s Book Award

The Costa Book Awards is one of the UK's most prestigious and popular literary prizes and recognises some of the most enjoyable books of the year, written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. The prize has five categories - First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book - with one of the five winning books selected as the overall Costa Book of the Year. It is the only prize which places children’s books alongside adult books in this way.

The books shortlisted for the Children’s Award are:
Running Girl
by Simon Mason (David Fickling Books)
Listen to the Moon
by Michael Morpurgo (Harper Collins Children’s Books)
Five Children on the Western Front
by Kate Saunders (Faber & Faber)
The Ghosts of Heaven
by Marcus Sedgwick (Indigo)

The winners will be announced in January 2015.

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