Shortlists all out today – see here for all those irrelevant adult prizes!
Children’s Shortlists below.
The Dublin Airport Authority Irish Children’s Book of the Year – Jn for readers aged 8 and under.
THE GREAT PAPER CAPER by Oliver Jeffers
HER MOTHER’S FACE by Roddy Doyle, illustrated by Freya Blackwood
BEFORE YOU SLEEP by Benji Bennett
HIGHWAY ROBBERY by Kate Thompson
The Dublin Airport Authority Irish Children’s Book of the Year – Snr for children in the 9 + age group.
THE MAGICIAN by Michael Scott
ALICE AND MEGAN FOREVER by Judi Curtin
SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT – PLAYING WITH FIRE by Derek Landy
THE POISON THRONE by Celine Kiernan
Celine is also nominated in Best Newcomer Category, Bravo!