Children’s Book Award 2017
The overall winner of the Federation of Children’s Book Grops’ 2017 CBA Book Award was An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman. It also won the Books for Younger Readers Category.
One by Carnegie Medal-winning author Sarah Crossan won the Books for Older Readers category and Oi Dog!, written by Kes and Claire Gray and illustrated by Jim Field was Books for Younger Children’s category winner.
The full shortlist for the Children’s Book Award 2017 was as follows:
Books for Younger Children
Chicken Nugget, Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Tom McLaughlin, published by Puffin
Oi Dog, Kes Gray and Claire Gray and illustrated by Jim Field, published by Hodder
Grandad’s Island, Benji Davies, published by Simon and Schuster
Gracie Grabbit and the Tiger, Helen Stephens, published by Scholastic
Books for Younger Readers
The Accidental Pirates (Voyage to Magical North), Claire Fayer, published by Macmillan
An Eagle in the Snow Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Michael Foreman, published by Harper Collins
The Jam Doughnut that Ruined my Life Mark Lowery, illustrated by Hannah Shaw, published by Piccadilly
Books for Older Readers
Download the CBA 2017 Pick of the Year leaflet here CBA 2017 Pick of the Year
The Federation is currently seeking sponsorship for the award to be able to continue in 2018. If you are interested in knowing more, or if you think you could become involved in sponsoring this unique award, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Children’s Book Award Facebook page.