- The 2012 Carnegie Medal Shortlist - My Name is Mina by David Almond shortlisted again!
- The 2012 Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist - We love There Are No Cats in This Book by Viviane Schwarz in our house!
- 2012 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize - winner, The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle, looks absolutely brilliant
- English Association Primary Website Book Awards Shortlist - This is a new one for me, a very nice list, I must get a copy of I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
Every blog post I have read this week seems to mention a new book award shortlist: