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 Quality Fiction Category Long List.
Just Jack- Kate Scott (Piccadilly)
The Hippo at the End of the Hall- Helen Cooper (David Fickling)
To the Edge of the World- Julia Green (OUP)
Sky Chasers- Emma Carroll (Chicken House)
Sky Song - Abi Elphinstone (Simon and Schuster)
Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki - Kevin Crossley-Holland & Jeffrey Allan Love (Walker)
Revolt against the Romans - Tony Bradman (A&C Black)
The House with Chicken Legs- Sophie Anderson (Usborne)
Mark of the Cyclops- Saviour Pirotta (A&C Black)
Song of the Dolphin Boy- Elizabeth Laird (Macmillan)
A Story Like the Wind- Gill Lewis & Jo Weaver (OUP)
The Jewelled Jaguar- Sharon Tregenza (Firefly)
Which of these twelve amazing titles will be among the final four of the shortlist?