The North Somerset Teachers' Book Award Winners 2015

The 2015 Booklist

All the books we feel deserve to be celebrated as outstanding children's Literature.


Walter and The No Need to Worry Suit by Rachel Bright

Dogs don't do ballet by Anna Kemp & Sara Ogilvie

My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown

The Something by Rebecca Cobb

Recipe for a Story by Ella Burfoot

Hide and Scare Bear by Ivan Bates

The Wonder by Faye Hanson

Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights by Steve Lenton

Cinderella’s Sister and the Big Bad Wolf by Lorraine Carey

Open Very Carefully: A Book With Bite by Nick Bromley and Nicola O’Byrne

Use Your Imagination by Nicola O'Byrne

Nuts in Space Elys Dolan

Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam by Tracey Corderoy (WINNER)

The Big Monster Snorybook Leigh Hodgkinson

Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T Smith (SHORTLISTED)

Dangerous by Tim Warnes

On Sudden Hill by Linda Sarah & Benji Davies

The First Slodge by Jeanne Willis and Jenni Desmond

Oi Frog by Kes Gray & Jim Field

Sir Lilypad by Anna Kemp & Sara Ogilvie

365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental (SHORTLISTED)

Pom Pom Gets the Grumps by Sophy Henn (SHORTLISTED)

Is There a Dog in this Book? by Vivian Schwarz

Missing Mummy by Rebecca Cobb

The Princess and the Pea by Xanthe Gresham

Daisy Saves the Day by Shirley Hughes

Something Else by Kathryn Cave and Chris Riddell

Some Dogs Do by Jez Alborough

Happy Hooves, Ta Dah! by Anna Bogie

Lili by Wen Dee Tan (SHORTLISTED)

Little Bell and the Moon by Giles Paley-Phillips

The Me Me Me’s: Angry Me by Annabelle Neilson

 Star Seeker A Journey to Outer Space by Theresa Heine

The Flower by John Light

At the same Moment Around the World by Clotilde Perrin (SHORTLISTED)

I Am Cat by Jackie Morris



 Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson & Jane Chapman

Poems of the Second World War Compiled by Gaby Morgan

Macavity the Mystery Cat by TS Eliot & Arthur Robins

My Rhino Plays the Xylophone by Graham Denton (SHORTLISTED)

Buzzing by Anneliese Emmans Dean (WINNER)

Green Poems for a Blue Planet by Martin Kiszko

What Are we Fighting For? by Brian Moses & Roger Stevens (SHORTLISTED)

 I Am A Poetato by John Hegley

Sun Time, Snow Time by Grace Nichols


Littlenose the Hunter by John Grant

The River Singers by Tom Moorhouse (WINNER)

Beowulf by Kevin Crossley-Holland

The Story of Gilgamesh by Yiyun Li

The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird (SHORTLISTED)

The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha by Michael Foreman

Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley

 Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell

The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow by Katherine Woodfine

A Whisper of Wolves by Kris Humphrey

Plum Puddings and Paper Moons by Glenda Millard

The Imaginary by A F Harrold and Emily Gravett

Raven Boy by Pippa Goodhart (SHORTLISTED)

The Shiver Stone by Sharon Tregenza (SHORTLISTED)

Journey by Aaron Becker

Earth Tales by Dawn Casey

Hitler’s Canary by Sandy Toksvig


Archie Green and the Magician’s Secret by D.D.Everest

Unreal by Paul Jennings

Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

Small Change for Stuart by Lissa Evans (SHORTLISTED)

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

The Farm Beneath the Water by Helen Peters

Dixie O’Day In the Fast Lane by Shirley Hughes and Clara Vulliamy

The Lion Who Stole My Arm by Nicola Davies (SHORTLISTED)

Hercufleas by Sam Gayton (WINNER)

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell

Ironheart by Allan Boroughs

Maisie Hitchins: The Case of the Stolen Sixpence by Holly Webb

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead


Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka

The What on Earth? WallBook of Shakespeare by Christopher Lloyd and Dr Nick Walton (SHORTLISTED)

Maps by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski (WINNER)

Creaturepedia by Adrienne Barman

Cross section Castles by Stephen Biesty

Tiny The Invisible World of Microbes by Nicola Davies

Animalium by Katie Scott

 A Walk in Paris by Salvatore Rubbino (SHORTLISTED)

Until I Met Dudley by Roger McGough