2024 Children’s Book Awards shortlist

Children – Have your say!

Voting is now open to choose your favourite books for the 2024 Children’s Book Awards. Read our wonderful shortlisted titles listed below and vote for your favourites.

The titles on the Stockport Children's Book Awards 2024 shortlist are:

Best picture book

Mavis the Bravest, written by Lu Fraser. Illustrated by Sarah Warburton.

Mavis the Bravest

Story Dog, written and illustrated by Jan Fearnley.

Story Dog

Dick the Delightful Duck, written by Kaye Umansky. Illustrated by Ben Mantle.

Dick the Delightful Duck

Best read for juniors

Rani Reports on the Missing Millions, by Gabrielle Shewhorak and Satish Shewhorak. Illustrated by Navya Raju.

Rani Reports on the Missing Millions

Dream Weavers: Night of the Scary Fairies, written by Annabelle Sami. Illustrated by Forrest Burdett.


Old Gods New Tricks, written and illustrated by Thiago de Moraes.

Old Gods New Tricks

Best read for upper juniors

Jamie, written by L D Lapinski.

Jamie by L D Lapinski

Leila and the Blue Fox, written by Kiran Millwood Hargrave. Illustrated by Tom de Freston.

Leila and the Blue Fox

Midwinter Burning, written by Tanya Landman. Illustrated by Tom Clohosy Cole.

Midwinter Burning

Read them now on BorrowBox or from any of our libraries.

Voting for your favourites is now open! Cast your vote before 25 May.