Irish Book Awards 2016 - Children's Book of the Year Junior

The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards are a set of industry-recognition awards set up by a coalition of Irish booksellers in 2007. The motivation behind the awards is to celebrate the extraordinary quality of Irish writing, to help bring the best books to a wider readership annually.

The Specsavers Children's Book of the Year  Junior Award

The WInner

Pigin of Howth - Kathleen Watkins & illustrated by Margaret Anne Suggs 

Pigín of Howth
By Kathleen Watkins


The Shortlisted Books

By John Burke, Fatti Burke
Goodnight Everyone
By Chris Haughton
A Child of Books
By Sam Winston, Oliver Jeffers