The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield is one of five shortlisted titles competing for the Children's Award in the Books Are My Bag Reader Awards, sponsored by National Book Tokens.
The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are a unique new set of awards. They are the only book awards with shortlists curated by bookshops. And the only major awards voted for by booklovers like you.
Five shortlists have been chosen by booksellers across the UK & Ireland: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biography & Autobiography, Children’s and Breakthrough Author. A special Readers Choice Award – voted for entirely by booklovers – completes the set.
Pick your favourite books of the year below and be entered into our prize draw to win one of ten £100 (€120) National Book Tokens to spend in your favourite bookshop. You can vote in any of the six categories - or all of them if you are truly book savvy!
Voting closes on 14th November 2016, with the winners announced on 24th November 2016.
Readers can vote for their favorites here.