UKLA Book Award 2016 Longlists


Title Author Illustrator Publisher
Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda Becky Albertalli Penguin Books
A Song for Ella Grey David Almond Karen Radford Hodder Children’s Books
Blindside Aidan Chambers Barrington Stoke
Apple and Rain Sarah Crossan Bloomsbury
Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary David Crystal & Ben Crystal Kate Bellamy Oxford University Press
This Is Not A Love Story David, Keren Atom
The Apple Tart of Hope Sarah Fitzgerald Moore Orion
The Door that Lead to Where Sally Gardner Hot Key Books
The Lie Tree Frances Hardinge Macmillan Children’s Books
There Will Be Lies Nick Lake Bloomsbury
Pike Anthony McGowan Barrington Stoke
An Island of Our Own Nicholls, sally Scholastic Children’s Books
We Are All Made of Molecules Susin Nielsen Andersen Press
All the Bright Places Niven, Jennifer Puffin
Jessica’s Ghost Andrew Norriss David Fickling Books
The Ghosts of Heaven Marcus Sedgewick Orion Indigo
The Alex Crow Andrew Smith Electric Monkey
Black Dove, White Raven Elisabeth Wein Electric Monkey
The Art of Being Normal Lisa Williamson David Fickling Books


Title Author Illustrator Publisher
The Fish in the Bathtub Eoin Colfer Peter Bailey Barrington Stoke
Demolition Dad Phil Earle Sara Ogilvie Orion Children’s Books
The Fastest Boy in the World Elizabeth Laird Peter Bailey Macmillan Children’s Books
The Astounding Broccoli Boy Frank Cottrell Boyce Steven Lenton Macmillan Children’s Books
The Imaginary A.F Harrold Emily Gravett Bloomsbury
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor Jon Scieszka Brian Biggs Amulet Books
Five Children on the Western Front Kate Saunders Faber & Faber
The Dangerous Discoveries of Gully Potchard Julia Lee Oxford University Press
Joe All Alone Joanna Nadin Little, Brown Young Readers
Who is King? – And other tales from Africa Beverley Naidoo Piet Grobler Janetta Otter Barry Books
The Sleeper and the Spindle Neil Gaiman Chris Riddell Bloomsbury
The Boundless Kenneth Oppel David Fickling Books
Cakes in Space Philip Reeve Sarah McIntyre Oxford University Press
Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death Chris Riddell Chris Riddell Macmillan Children’s Books
Hercufleas Sam Gayton Peter Cottrill Andersen Press
The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof Annie. M.G SchmidtTrans. David Colmer Nathan Burton Pushkin Press
The Pilot and the Little Prince Peter Sís Peter Sís Pushkin Press
Lockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull Jonathan Stroud Doubleday
A Tiger Tale Holly Webb Catherine Rayner Scholastic Children’s Books
Atlas of Adventures Rachel Williams Lucy Leatherland Wide Eyed Editions


Title Author Illustrator Publisher
Please Mr Panda Steve Antony Steve Antony Hodder Children’s Books
Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Andrea Beaty David Roberts Abrams & Chronicle Books
Blown Away Rob Biddulph Rob Biddulph HarperCollins
This Book Just Ate My Dog! Richard Byrne Richard Byrne Oxford University Press
Bears Don’t Read! Emma Chichester Clark Emma Chichester Clark HarperCollins
The Something Rebecca Cobb Rebecca Cobb Macmillan Children’s Books
Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes Nicola Davies Emily Sutton Walker Books
I am Henry Finch Alexis Deacon Viviane Schwarz Walker Books
Eddie’s Tent – and How to Go Camping Sarah Garland Sarah Garland Janetta Otter Barry Books
Space Dog Mini Grey Mini Grey JonathanCape
The Dad With Ten Children Bénédicte Guettier Bénédicte Guettier Scribblers Books
This is my Rock David Lucas David Lucas Flying Eye Books
Flood McClure, Gillian Plaister Press
Something About a Bear Jackie Morris Jackie Morris Janetta Otter Barry Books
Use Your Imagination Nicola O’Byrne Nicola O’Byrne Nosy Crow
Smelly Louie Catherine Rayner Catherine Rayner Macmillan Children’s Books
On Sudden Hill Linda Sarah Benji Davies Simon & Schuster Children’s Books
Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion Alex T Smith Alex T Smith Scholastic Children’s Books
Following the Tractor Susan Stegghall Susan Stegghall Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise Sean Taylor Jean Jullien Walker Books
The First Slodge Jeanne Willis Jenni Desmond Little Tiger Press

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