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Information Book Award 2016 Longlist Announced

The SLA Information Book Award received a wide range of submissions for consideration for the 2016 award. The submissions have been judged and the School Library Association is pleased to announce the long list for each age category as follows:

Under 7

  • The Story of Life: A First Book about Evolution by Catherine Barr and Steve Williams, illustrated Amy Husband Frances Lincoln ISBN 9781847804853
  • The Usborne Big Book of Colours by Felicity Brooks et al, illustrated by Sophia Touliatou Usborne ISBN 9781409582472
  • Adventures around the Globe: World Atlas by Mark Conroy, Andrew Selby, Kremena Dimitrova and Pippa Curnick Lonely Planet Kids ISBN 9781743607824
  • I (Don’t) Like Snakes by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Luciano Lozano Walker ISBN 9781406342833
  • How do Flowers Grow: Lift-the-Flap First Questions and Answers by Katie Daynes et al, illustrated by Christine Pym Usborne ISBN 9781409582137
  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers about Dinosaurs by Katie Daynes et al, illustrated by Marie-Eve Tremblay Usborne ISBN 9781409582144
  • Fabulous Frogs by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Tim Hopgood Walker ISBN 9781406357417
  • A Book of Feelings by Amanda McCardie, illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino Walker ISBN 9781406355994
  • Dinosaurs from Head to Tail by Stacey Roderick and Kwanchai Moriya Franklin Watts ISBN 9781445142418
  • L is For London by Paul Thurlby Hodder Children’s Books ISBN 9781444918779

7 – 12

  • Trombone Shorty by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, illustrated by Bryan Collier Abrams Books for Young Readers ISBN 9781419714658
  • History VIP – Mary Anning by Kay Barnham et al Wayland ISBN 9780750288477
  • The Wonder Garden by Jenny Bloom, illustrated by Kristjana S Williams Wide Eyed Editions ISBN 9781847806475
  • I Love This Tree by Anna Claybourne, illustrated by Andy Elkerton Franklin Watts ISBN 9781445130750
  • The Travel Book by Malcolm Croft, illustrated by Maggie Li Lonely Planet ISBN 9781743607718
  • Rebel Science by Dan Green, illustrated by David Lyttleton WeldonOwen Publishing ISBN 9781783420445
  • Stone Age Tablet – Wheel I Never by Andrew Langley et al Raintree ISBN 9781474716543
  • William Shakespeare: Scenes from the Life of the World’s Greatest Writer by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom Frances Lincoln ISBN 9781847803450
  • If…  by David J Smith, Illustrated by Steve Adams Wayland ISBN 9780750293839
  • The Usborne Official Astronaut’s Handbook by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Roger Simo et al Usborne ISBN 9781409590743
  • The Tudors - Kings, Queens, Scribes by Marcia Williams Walker ISBN 9781406359459

12 +

  • How to be An International Spy by Andy Briggs illustrated by Ben Tobitt et al Lonely Planet ISBN 9781743607725
  • Being a Girl by Hayley Long, illustrated by Gemma Correll Hot Key Books ISBN 9781471403903
  • Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary by David and Ben Crystal, illustrated by Kate Bellamy OUP ISBN 9780192737502
  • Dr Christian’s Guide to Dealing with Tricky Stuff by Dr Christian Jessen, illustrated by David Semplev Scholastic ISBN 9781407153919
  • The National Theatre by Marina McIntyre et al Walker ISBN 9781406358698
  • The Puzzle Universe: A History of Mathematics in 315 Puzzles by Ivan Moscovich Firefly Books ISBN 9781770854758
  • Hot Pink, the life and fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli by Susan Goldman Rubin Abrams Books for Young Readers ISBN 9781419716423
  • Historium by Richard Wilkinson and Jo Nelson Big Picture Press ISBN 9781783701889

The shortlists will be announced in approximately 1 month.

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