NSTBA 18: POETRY LONG LIST REMINDER!

All 80 titles for the six categories of our long list have now been reviewed! Each and every one a fantastic book, highly recommended by JAB and the NSTAB team.

The short list will be announced on the 8th September. Votes from the panel are already coming in so here's a little reminder of the twelve fabulous books on the Poetry Category Long List.

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Apes to Zebras ~ Liz Brownlee, Sue Hardy-Dawson & Roger Stevens (Bloomsbury)
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Alphamals- Ruth Symons and Graham Carter (Big Picture Press)
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Firecrackers    Zaro Weil and Jo Riddell (Troika)
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Tickling with Words-John Townsend (Book House)
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The Same Inside- Liz Brownlee, Roger Stevens & Matt Goodfellow (Macmillan)
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Chicken on the Roof- Matt Goodfellow and Hannah Asen (Otter-Barry)
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The World's Greatest Space Cadet- James Carter (Featherstone)
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Blast off- Carole Bromley and Catherine Benson (Doorstop Books)
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Little Lemur Laughing- Joshua Seigal (Bloomsbury)
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Message from the Moon- Hilda Offen (Troika )
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 Peace Lily- Hilary Robinson and Martin Impey (Strauss House)
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Rising Stars New Young Voices in Poetry Various (Otter-Barry)
Which four of these fabulous books will make up the NSTBA18 shortlist?