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UKLA Book Award 2014 Longlists


Title Author Illustrator Publisher
Kite Spirit Sita Brahmachari Macmillan Children’s Books
The Bunker Diary Kevin Brooks Puffin
Anthem for Jackson Dawes Celia Bryce Bloomsbury
Waiting For Gonzo Dave Cousins Oxford University Press
After Tomorrow Gillian Cross Oxford University Press
Maggot Moon Sally Gardner Julian Crouch Hot Key Books
The Disappeared C.J. Harper Simon and Schuster
The Seeing Diana Hendry Random House Children’s Publishers
Monkey Wars Richard Kurti Walker Books
Hostage 3 Nick Lake Bloomsbury
The Positively Last Performance Geraldine McCaughrean Oxford University Press
Ferryman Claire McFall Templar Publishing
Siege Sarah Mussi Hachette Children’s Books
Into That Forest Louis Nowra Joe McLaren Egmont
Ketchup Clouds Annabel Pitcher Orion
Song Hunter Sally Prue Oxford University Press
The Wall William Sutcliffe Bloomsbury
A World Between Us Lydia Syson Hot Key Books
Now is the Time for Running Michael Williams Random House Children’s Publishers
Silver Chris Wooding Scholastic


Title Author Illustrator Publisher
The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas David Almond Oliver Jeffers Walker Books
Jemmy Button Alix Barzelay Jennifer Uman & Valerio Vidali Templar Publishing
The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket John Boyne Oliver Jeffers Random House Children’s Publishers
The Mystery of Wickworth Manor Elen Caldecott Bloomsbury
The Great Unexpected Sharon Creech Andersen Press
Pea’s Book of Best Friends Susie Day Random House Children’s Publishers
Wings & Co: Operation Bunny Sally Gardner David Roberts Orion Children’s Books
Lilliput Sam Gayton Pete Williamson Andersen Press
After Morris Gleitzman Penguin
The Abominables Eva Ibbotson Scholastic
Billie Templar’s War Ellie Irving Random House Children’s Publishers
Wild Boy Rob Lloyd Jones Walker Books
Binny for Short Hilary McKay Hachette Children’s Books
Wendy Quill is a Crocodile’s Bottom Wendy Meddour Mina May Oxford University Press
The Naming of Tishkin Silk Glenda Millard Caroline Magerl Phoenix Yard Books
Archie’s Unbelievably Freaky Week Andrew Norriss Hannah Shaw Random House Children’s Publishers
Tony Robinson’s Weird World of Wonders: WWII Tony Robinson Macmillan Children’s Books
Rooftoppers Katherine Rundell Faber and Faber
A Whiskery Mystery Jo Simmons Steve Wells Scholastic
Claude in the Spotlight Alex T. Smith Alex T. Smith Hachette Children’s Books
Liar and Spy Rebecca Stead Andersen Press
The Last Wild Piers Torday Quercus
The Four Children and It Jacqueline Wilson Nick Sharratt (Cover) Penguin
The Story of the Blue Planet Andri Snӕr Magnason Áslaug Jónsdóttir Pushkin Press
Julian Meldon D’Arcy – translator


Title Author Illustrator Publisher
I Am An Artist! Marta Altes Marta Altes Macmillan Children’s Books
What about Bear? Suzanne Bloom Suzanne Bloom Alanna Books
Open Very Carefully Nick Bromley Nicola O’Byrne Nosy Crow
The Empty stocking Richard Curtis Rebecca Cobb Penguin
Don’t Spill the Milk Stephen Davies Christopher Corr Andersen Press
Cheese Belongs to You Alexis Deacon Viviane Schwarz Walker Books
Harold Finds a Voice Courtney Dicmas Courtney Dicmas Child’s Play (International) Ltd
The Disgusting Sandwich Gareth Edwards Hannah Shaw Scholastic
Never Ever Jo Empson Jo Empson Child’s Play (International) Ltd
Little Owl’s Orange Scarf Tatyana Feeney Tatyana Feeney Oxford University
Matilda’s Cat Emily Gravett Emily Gravett Macmillan Children’s Books
Rosie’s Magic Horse Russell Hoban Quentin Blake Walker Books
This Moose Belongs To Me Oliver Jeffers Oliver Jeffers Harper Collins Children’s Books
This is Not My Hat Jon Klassen Jon Klassen Walker Books
Lion vs Rabbit Alex Latimer Alex Latimer Random House Children’s Publishers
We’re Going to Build a Dam Gillian McClure Gillian McClure Plaister Press Ltd
I Am Cat Jackie Morris Jackie Morris Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
Hickory dickory dog Alison Murray Alison Murray Orchard
Monkey Nut Simon Rickerty Simon Rickerty Simon and Schuster
The Perfect Present Fiona Roberton Fiona Robertson Hodder
Oliver Birgitta Sif Birgitta Sif Walker Books
Primrose Alex T. Smith Alex T. Smith Scholastic
The Dark Lemony Snicket Jon Klassen Orchard
Mabel and Me Best of Friends Mark Sperring Sarah Warburton Harper Collins Children’s Books
How to Hide a Lion Helen Stephens Helen Stephens Scholastic
Dog Loves Counting Louise Yates Louise Yates Random House Children’s Publishers

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