The announcement is in – The Blue Peter Book Awards 2017 shortlist has been announced.
Shortlisted for the 2017 awards are:
Lost Tales by Adam Murphy and Lisa Murphy
Podkin One Ear by Kieran Larwood and illustrated by David Wyatt
Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford
Best Book with Facts
Survivors by David Long and illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
Destination: Space by Dr Christoph Englert and illustrated by Tom Clohosy Cole
Football School – Where Football Explains the World by Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton and illustrated by Spike Gerrell
The judges for this year’s awards are:
Ewan Vinnicombe – (non-voting chair) Editor, Blue Peter
Florentyna Martin – Children’s Book Buyer for Waterstones
Nihal Arthanayake – BBC Radio Presenter, father of two
Sarah McIntyre – Children’s author and illustrator
The shortlist will be announced live on Blue Peter on Thursday 1 December.
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