SCHOOL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION INFORMATION BOOK AWARD 2017: THE LONGLIST
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The longlist for the School Library Association Information Book Award 2017 has been announced. The SLA Information Book Award is an annual event celebrating information books, and is designed to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction whilst highlighting the high standard of resources available. The shortlist will be announced next month and the 2017 award ceremony will take place in November.
A First Book of Animals by Nicola Davies illustrated by Petr Horacek Walker Books
Where do Babies Come From? by Kate Daynes, illustrated by Christine Pym Usborne
You Are Stardust by Elin Kelsey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim Wayland
Our Very Own Dog by Amanda McCardie, illustrated by Salavatore Rubbino Walker Books
Atchoo! How we catch a cold by Leon Read, Illustrated by Sean Sims Franklin Watts
The Seashore (The curiosity box) by Peter Riley, Illustrated by Krina Patel
Refugees and Migrants (Children in our world) by Ceri Roberts, Iillus by Hanane Kai Wayland
Charles Darwin’s Round the World Adventure by Jennifer Thermes Abrams Books for Young Readers
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things by Various Dorling Kindersley
The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer Thames & Hudson
7 – 12
The Great Fire of London by Emma Adams, illustrated by James Weston Wren & Rook
The Kew Gardens Children’s Cookbook by Joe Archer and Catherine Craig Wayland
Lesser Spotted Animals by Martin Brown David Fickling Books
RSPB Wildlife in Your Garden by Mike Dilger, Illustrated by Sarah Horne Bloomsbury Children’s
Hello World by Jonathan Litton Illustrated by L’atelier Cartographik 360 Degrees (Little Tiger)
The Brontës by Mick Manning and Brita Granström Franklin Watts
London on Fire by John C Miles Franklin Watts
Ada’s Ideas; the story of Ada Lovelace the world’s first computer programmer by Fiona Robinson Abrams Books for Young Readers
Fantastically Great Women – Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst
The Book of Bees by Piotr Socha, text: Wojciech Grajkowski, translated by Agnes Monod Gayraud Thames &Hudson
Staying Safe Online by Louie Stowell Illustrated by Nancy Leschnikoff Usborne
Knowledge Encyclopedia – Animals Dorling Kindersley
Timelines of World History by Jane Chisholm et al Usborne
Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson with advice from Dr Olivia Hewitt Illustrated by Gemma Correll Hot Key Books
The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill Flying Eye Books
Why is Art Full of Naked People? by Susie Hodge Illustrated by Claire Goble Thames & Hudson
Survivors by David Long Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman Faber Children’s
What is Poetry? by Michael Rosen Illustrated by Jill Calder Walker Books
Who Are Refugees and Migrants? by Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young Wayland
The Dementia Diaries by Matthew Snyman and Social Innovation Lab, Kent Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Survivors of the Holocaust by Kath Shackleton Franklin Watts
Voices from the Second World War by Various (First News) Walker Books
The awards are sponsored by Hachette Children’s Group and Peters Books and Furniture.