Children's Book of the Year: Younger Fiction

This category rewards the entry that demonstrates the highest standards of storytelling, captivating readers from start to finish with a well-crafted plot, exceptional writing, and diverse and engaging characters.


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Adventuremice: Otter Chaos

Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre

David Fickling Books

Faith Muntu and the Lost Elephant

Lela Burbridge and Claire Pinfold

The Lela Initiative

Michael the Amazing Mind-Reading Sausage Dog

Terrie Chilvers and Tim Budgen

Firefly Press

Pizza Pete and the Perilous Potions

Carrie Sellon and Sarah Horne

Guppy Books

Yomi and the Fury of Ninki Nanka

Davina Tijani and Adam Douglas-Bagley

Little Tiger