The 2016 Shortlist

Teachers, librarians, teaching assistants and book lovers from across North Somerset have spent the past few months reading the nominations for the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award. This aims to champion a selection of the best children’s literature on offer for use in the primary classroom.

 

THE FULL SHORTLIST FOR NORTH SOMERSET TEACHERS’ BOOK AWARD 2016 IS AS FOLLOWS:

Picture Books:

The Lion Inside (Orchard Books) - read our review here.

Life is Magic (Anderson Press) - read our review here.

Little Home Bird (Child's Play) - read our review here.

Nibbles: The Book Monster (Little Tiger Press) - read our review here.

A River (Templar) - read our review here.

A Beginners Guide to Bear Spotting (Bloomsbury) - read our review here.

Poetry Books:

Flo of the Somme (Strauss House Productions) - read our review here.

1066 and Before That (Macmillan Children's Books) - read our review here.

Werewolf Club Rules (Frances Lincoln) - read our review here.

Over the Hills and Far Away (Frances Lincoln) - read our review here.

Information:

The Silly Book of Weird and Wacky Words (Bloomsbury) - read our review here.

Professor Astro Cats Atomic Adventure (Flying Eye) - read our review here.

The Phoenix Presents Corpse Talk Season 1 (David Fickling Books) - read our review here.

William Shakespeare: Scenes From the Life... (Frances Lincoln) - Read our review here.

Read Aloud

Top Dog (Gomer Press) - read our review here.

Dave Pigeon (Faber and Faber) - read our review here.

Bear and Rabbit: Rabbit's Bad Habit (Hodder Children's Books) - read our review here.

How to Capture an Invisible Cat (Bloomsbury) - read our review here.

Moving On:

Knights of the Borrowed Dark (Puffin) - read our review here.

Island (Caboodle Books) - read our review here.

We are Giants (Quercus) - read our review here.

River of Ink (Hodder Children's) - read our review here.

Quality Fiction

The Wild Robot (little Brown Young Readers) - read our review here.

Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot (Firefly Press) - read our review here.

Heartsong (Orchard Books) - read our review here.

A River of Stories: Book 4 (Third Millennium) - read our review here.