We’ve got some great news for you all – the SLA IBA (School Library Association Information Book Award) shortlist has been announced.
The Information Book Award is celebrating its seventh year, and is a major development for information books. It’s been put in place to support school libraries and to reinforce the importance of non-fiction, whilst highlighting the high standard of resources available.
Here we share the full shortlist for you to enjoy:
Under 7 years
A First Book of Animals by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Petr Horacek
Our Very Own Dog by Amanda McCardie, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things by Various
The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer
The Great Fire of London by Emma Adams, Illustrated by James Weston Lewis
RSPB Wildlife in Your Garden by Mike Dilger, Illustrated by Sarah Horne
Hello World by Jonathan Litton, Illustrated by L’atelier Cartographik
Ada’s Ideas; The Story of Ada Lovelace by Fiona Robinson
Over 12 years
Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson
Who Are Refugees and Migrants? by Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young
Survivors of the Holocaust by Kath Shackleton
The winning titles will be announced at an event at Hachette Children’s Group in London, on Wednesday 22nd November. Voting for the Children’s Choice will be open very shortly, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the SLA website.