UKLA Book Award 2015 Longlists

View the 2015 longlists for ages 3-6, 7-11 and 12-16+ and the longlist book blurbs

Longlist 12-16+

TitleAuthorIllustratorPublisher
All the Truth That's In MeJulie BerryTemplar
The Ultimate Truth: Travis Delaney InvestigatesKevin Brooks Macmillan
BirdCrystal Chan Tamarind Books
Ghost HawkSusan Cooper Bodley Head
Looking at the StarsJo Cotterill Bodley Head
Vango Timothéede FombelleTranslated by Sarah ArdizzoneWalker Books
Wierdosvs QuimboidsNatasha Desborough, Catnip Publishing
The Bubble Wrap BoyPhil Earle, Puffin
After Iris: The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby: Natasha Farrant Faber & Faber
Blood FamilyAnne Fine Doubleday
The Year of the RatClare Furniss Simon and Schuster
Why We Took the CarWolfgang Herrndorf Translated by Tim MohrAndersen Press
Buffalo SoldierTanya LandmanWalker Books
Every DayDavid Levithan Egmont
BrockAnthony McGowan, Barrington Stoke
More Than ThisPatrick NessWalker Books
Close Your Pretty EyesSally NichollsScholastic
The Dead Men Stood TogetherChris PriestleyBloomsbury
Picture Me GoneMeg Rosoff Puffin
She Is Not InvisibleMarcus Sedgwick, Orion
Counting by 7'sHolly Goldberg SloanPiccadilly Press
The Story of AntigoneAli Smith Laura PaolettiPushkin Press
Rose Under FireElizabeth Wein Egmont

Longlist 7-11

TitleAuthorIllustratorPublisher
Up for the CupSimon Bartram Simon BartramTemplar Publishing
Girl with a White DogAnne Booth Catnip Publishing
Stay Where You Are and Then LeaveJohn Boyne  Doubleday
Us Minus MumHeather Butler Little, Brown
The Great Ice-Cream HeistElen Caldecott Bloomsbury
The Ransom Of DondSiobhan DowdPam SmyDavid Fickling Books
The Letter for the KingTonke Dragt Translated by Laura Watkinson Pushkin Press
On Planet FruitcakeAnne Fine Kate AldousEgmont
The Amazing Tale of Ali PashaMichael Foreman Michael ForemanTemplar Publishing
The Moonshine DragonCornelia Funke, Monica ArminoBarrington Stoke
Fortunately, the MilkNeil GaimanChris RiddellBloomsbury
Blackberry BlueJamila Gavin Richard CollingridgeTamarind Books
CowgirlGiancarlo Gemin Nosy Crow
Scarlet IbisGill Lewis Oxford University Press
The Middle of NowhereGeraldine McCaughrean,  Usborne
Perry Angel’s SuitcaseGlenda MillardStephen Michael KingPhoenix Yard Books
The River SingersTom MoorhouseSimon MendezOxford University Press
Oliver and the SeawigsPhilip ReeveSarah McIntyreOxford University Press
Choosing CrumbleMichael RosenTony RossAndersen Press
PHOENIXS.F SaidDavid McKeanDavid Fickling Books
Claude on the SlopesAlex T Smith Alex T SmithHodder
Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of DoomWilliam Sutcliffe David TazzymanSimon and Schuster
Rules of SummerShaun TanShaun TanHodder
The Dark WildPiers Torday Quercus

Longlist 3-6

TitleAuthorIllustratorPublisher
Kicking a BallAllan Ahlberg Sebastien BraunPuffin
The AcrobatGabriel Alborozo Gabriel AlborozoChild’s Play
The YesSarah BeeSatoshi KitamuraAndersen Press
Z is for MooseKelly Bingham Paul O ZelinskyAndersen Press
What if… ?Anthony Browne Anthony BrowneDoubleday
Aunt AmeliaRebecca Cobb Rebecca CobbMacmillan
NO!Tracey Corderoy Tim WarnesLittle Tiger Press
The PromiseNicola DaviesLaura CarlinWalker Books
The Day the Crayons QuitDrew DaywaltOliver JeffersHarperCollins
MacavityI T.S Eliot Arthur RobinsFaber & Faber
Dragon Loves PenguinDebi GlioriDebi GlioriBloomsbury
Little Mouse's Big Book of BeastsEmily Gravett Emily GravettMacmillan
HermelinMini Grey Mini GreyJonathan Cape
Shh! We Have A PlanChris Haughton Chris HaughtonWalker Books
Zeraffa GiraffaDianne HofmeyrJane RayFrances Lincoln
Little AnswerTim HopgoodTim HopgoodCorgi
Squishy McFluff: The Invisible CatPip Jones Ella OkstadFaber & Faber
The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like WaterGemma MerinoGemma MerinoMacmillan
AbigailCatherine RaynerCatherine RaynerLittle Tiger Press
Mi and Museum CityLinda Sarah Linda SarahPhoenix Yard Books
Do Not Enter The Monster ZooAmy Sparkes Sarah OgilvieRed Fox