English 4-11 Picture Books Shortlist Includes Eight Quarto Titles

April 13, 2016

Eight of the 14 children's titles shortlisted for the 2016 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards for the best children's picture books published in the UK are titles published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books and Wide Eyed Editions, imprints of the Quarto Publishing Group.

Making the shortlist were:


Established in 1995, the awards are presented by the English Association to the best children's picture books of the year.  Awards are given to Fiction and Non-Fiction in age ranges 4-7 years and 7-11 years. The winning books are chosen by the editorial board of English 4-11, the journal for primary teachers published by the English Association and the United Kingdom Literacy Association, from a shortlist selected by a panel of teachers and Primary specialists.

Winners will be announced May 11, with the award presentation set for May 25.