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UKLA Book Award 2013 Shortlists

View the 2013 shortlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+


Kill all Enemies Melvin Burgess Puffin

Itch Simon Mayo Doubleday

Wonder RJ Palacio Bodley Head

Mister Creecher Chris Priestley Bloomsbury

The Scorpio Races Maggie Stiefvater Scholastic

Code Name Verity Elizabeth Wein Electric Monkey


The Unforgotten Coat Frank Cottrell Boyce Walker Books

Call me Drog Sue Cowing Usborne

The Weight of Water Sarah Crossan Bloomsbury

To Be a Cat Matt Haig Bodley Head

A Face Like Glass Frances Hardinge Macmillan

The Flask Nicky Singer Harper Collins


Croc and Bird Alexis Deacon Hutchinson

Rabbityness Jo Empson Child's Play

The Day Louis Got Eaten John Fardell Andersen Press

Goldilocks and just the one bear Leigh Hodgkinson Nosy Crow

My Big Shouting Day! Rebecca Patterson Jonathan Cape

Good Little Wolf Nadia Shireen Jonathan Cape