CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA) 2017

Established in 2003, CLiPPA encourages and celebrates outstanding poetry published for children. 2017 is the 15th anniversary of the award, which remains the only annual award in the UK for published poetry for children. 

The winner, Kate Wakeling for Moon Juice was announced on 14th July. The shortlist was announced on 22nd May 2017.

The Shortlist

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots
By Michael Rosen
By Kwame Alexander