Children's Book of the Year: Poetry

This new award celebrates the best in children's poetry. The winning title will demonstrate the power of poems to spark imagination, arouse emotions and explore ideas. 

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A Dinosaur at the Bus Stop - Poems to Have Fun With!

Kate Wakeling and Eilidh Muldoon

Otter-Barry Books

A Whale of a Time

Lou Peacock and Matt Hunt

Nosy Crow

Balam & Lluvia's House

Julio Serrano Echeverría and Yolanda Mosquera

The Emma Press

The Final Year

Matt Goodfellow and Joe Todd-Stanton

Otter-Barry Books

Wider Than The Sea

Serena Molloy and George Ermos

Hachette Children's Group