2016 literary prize winners for kids and teens

Crongton Knights: Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize

Crongton Knights: Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize

Alex Wheatle

From the acclaimed author of Liccle Bit, comes another story from the South Crong council estate in inner city London.

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The 65-Storey Treehouse

The 65-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has 13 new storeys. Prepare for more zany fun and crazy adventures!

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Pig the Fibber

Pig the Fibber

Aaron Blabey

He's back! But this time Pig, the world's greediest Pug, is telling great big lies. Won't he ever learn?

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I'll Give You the Sun

I’ll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson

From the critically acclaimed author of The Sky Is Everywhere, a radiant novel that will leave you laughing and crying - all at once. For fans of John Green, Gayle Forman and Lauren Oliver.

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 Read reviewThe River and the Book

The River and the Book

Alison Croggon (Author), Katie Harnett (Illustrator)

From the internationally bestselling author of The Books of Pellinor comes a powerful story about the exploitation of indigenous people by the First World.

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Once I Heard a Little Wombat

Once I Heard a Little Wombat

Renee Treml

A beautiful Australian take on a classic nursery rhyme 'Once I heard a little wombat stomp stomp stomp...' Read along and act out the movements as these baby Australian animals eat, play and settle down for nap time.

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 Read reviewAtmospheric: The Burning Story of Climate Change

Atmospheric: The Burning Story of Climate Change

Carole Wilkinson (Author)

This burning story of climate change is a new book in the award-winning non-fiction series for teens, The Drum.

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 Read reviewCloudwish

Cloudwish

Fiona Wood

At sixteen, Van Uoc Phan, a scholarship student, has always believed in keeping a low profile: real life will start when school finishes. But when she attracts the attention of popular Billy Gardiner, she finds herself in an...

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Risk

Risk

Fleur Ferris

Gripping, devastating and terrifying. The scariest thing is that everything that happens in Risk is all too possible.' Rebecca James, bestselling author of Beautiful Malice Taylor and Sierra have been best friends for their whole...

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Friday Barnes 2: Under Suspicion

Friday Barnes 2: Under Suspicion

R.A. Spratt

Who knew boarding school could be this perilous! When Friday Barnes cracked the case of Highcrest Academy's mysterious swamp - yeti, the last thing she expected was to be placed under arrest. Now with the law on her back and Ian...

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Soon

Soon

Morris Gleitzman

After the Nazis took my parents I was scared. After they killed my best friend I was angry. After I joined the partisans and helped defeat the Nazis I was hopeful. Soon, I said, we'll be safe. I was wrong.

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Mr Huff

Anna Walker

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Flight

Flight

Armin Greder, Nadia Wheatley

In this first-time collaboration between multi-award-winning author, Nadia Wheatley, and internationally-renowned illustrator, Armin Greder, words and images blend seamlessly to take readers on a journey they will never forget.

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Lennie the Legend: Solo to Sydney by Pony

Lennie the Legend: Solo to Sydney by Pony

Stephanie Owen Reeder

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Run, Pip, Run

J.C. Jones

Winner of the 2016 Readings Children's Book Prize Pip Sullivan's tenth birthday was a disaster -- and that was only the beginning. Run, Pip, Run is a warm-hearted story about a small girl on her own in a big...

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One

One

Sarah Crossan

Despite problems at home, sixteen-year-old conjoined twins Tippi and Grace are loving going to school for the first time and making real friends when they learn that a cardiac problem will force them to have separation surgery,...

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The Sleeper and the Spindle

The Sleeper and the Spindle

Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell

A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell - weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which...

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Bronze and Sunflower

Bronze and Sunflower

Cao Wenxuan

A classic, heartwarming tale set to the backdrop of the Chinese cultural revolution.

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 Read reviewThe Bad Guys: Episode 1

The Bad Guys: Episode 1

Aaron Blabey

They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys ... and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr Shark are about to change all of that! Mr Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first...

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My Brother Is a Superhero: Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

My Brother Is a Superhero: Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

David Solomons

Luke is a comic-mad eleven-year old who shares a treehouse with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke's only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving,...

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The Lie Tree

The Lie Tree

Frances Hardinge

Another deliciously creepy novel from Frances Hardinge, the award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night.

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Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Finding Winnie: The Story of the Real Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Lindsay Mattick, Sophie Blackall, Susan Rich

The moving true story of the real bear named Winnie - winner of the Caldecott Medal!

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Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street

Matt de la Pena, Christian Robinson

Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus? Each question is met with an...

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