May 062008

The shortlists for the 2008 Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards in the U.K. have been released.

The  nominees are:

 Silly Billy by Anthony Browne (Walker),

Penguin by Polly Dunbar (Walker),

Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears by Emily Gravett (Macmillan),

Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett (Macmillan),

The Lost Happy Endings by Jane Ray and Carol Ann Duffy (Bloomsbury),

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell (Macmillan)

Banana! by Ed Vere (Puffin).