Children's Book of the Year: Breakthrough

 Supported by World Book Day, this award celebrates fresh talent by shining a light on the début author who demonstrates the very best in new writing for children. 


This category is sponsored by the charity World Book Day®


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 Digging for Victory

Cathy Faulkner. Cover designer Harry Goldhawk

Firefly Press

Greenwild: The World Behind The Door

Pari Thomson and Elisa Paganelli

Macmillan Children's Books

My Name is Sunshine Simpson

G.M. Linton and Fuuji Takashi


The Kingdom Over the Sea

Zohra Nabi and Tom Clohosy Cole

Simon & Schuster

  The Nowhere Thief

Alice M. Ross

Nosy Crow