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Waterstones Children's Book Prize
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United Kingdom
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Book

The Waterstones Children's Book Prize is an annual award given to a work of children's literature published during the previous year. First awarded in 2005, the purpose of the prize is "to uncover hidden talent in children's writing" and is therefore open only to authors who have published no more than three books.

2018

Older Fiction
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Winner
   
by Angie Thomas
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Shortlist
   
by Pam Smy
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Shortlist
   
by Emily Bain Murphy
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Shortlist
   
by Catherine Barter
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Shortlist
   
Ink
by Alice Broadway
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Shortlist
   
1 2
by Emily Suvada
Younger Fiction
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Winner
   
3 36
by Jessica Townsend
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Shortlist
   
by Lisa Thompson
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Shortlist
   
by Maz Evans
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Shortlist
   
1
by Helena Duggan
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Shortlist
   
2 4
by Kieran Larwood
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Shortlist
   
by Greg James, Chris Smith
Illustrated Book
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Winner
   
by Joe Todd-Stanton
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Shortlist
   
1
by Simon Philip, Lucia Gaggiotti
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Shortlist
   
1
by Sandra Dieckmann
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Shortlist
   
by Louise Greig, Ashling Lindsay
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Shortlist
   
by Robert Starling
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Shortlist
   
by Matt Carr

2017

Older Readers
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Winner
   
2
by Patrice Lawrence
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Shortlist
   
61 5 21
by Nicola Yoon
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Shortlist
   
1 2
by Lisa Heathfield
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Shortlist
   
2 4
by Lindsay Eagar
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Shortlist
   
1 10
by Gavriel Savit
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Shortlist
   
1 5
by Nilanjana Roy
Illustrated Book
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Winner
   
by Lizzy Stewart
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Shortlist
   
1
by Matt Robertson
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Shortlist
   
3 10
by Francesca Sanna
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Shortlist
   
1 3
by Duncan Beedie
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Shortlist
   
1 3
by Fabi Santiago
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Shortlist
   
2 2
by Meg McLaren
Younger Readers
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Winner
   
by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
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Shortlist
   
5 4 4
by Ross Welford
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Shortlist
   
2 1
by Peter Bunzl
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Shortlist
   
1 4 10
by Lauren Wolk
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Shortlist
   
1 1
by Laura James
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Shortlist
   
by M. G. Leonard

2016

Illustrated Book
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Winner
   
1 2
by David Litchfield
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Shortlist
   
1 5
by David Barrow
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Shortlist
   
1 1
by Naomi Howarth
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Shortlist
   
1 3
by Matty Long
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Shortlist
   
1 1
by Nicholas John Frith
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Shortlist
   
1
Younger Fiction
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Winner
   
1 11
by David Solomons
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Shortlist
   
1 5
by Laura Ellen Anderson, Sibéal Pounder
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Shortlist
   
1