The Klaus Flugge Prize 2018

Established in 2016, the Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded to the most promising and exciting newcomer to children’s book illustration. It honours publisher Klaus Flugge, founder of children’s publisher Andersen Press and a supremely influential figure in picture books.

The Longlist

Jabari Jumps
By Gaia Cornwall

Jabari Jumps, Gaia Cornwall, editor Katie Cunningham, art editor Deirdre McDermott (Walker)

By Sandra Dieckmann

Leaf, Sandra Dieckmann, editor Harriet Birkinshaw, art editor Camille Pichon (Flying Eye)

The Cranky Caterpillar
By Richard Graham

Cranky Caterpillar, Richard Graham, edited by Roger Thorp and Anna Ridley (Thames & Hudson)

Beyond the Fence, Maria Gulemetova, editor Sue Baker, art editor, Annie Kubler (Child’s Play)

By Alex Latimer, Patrick Latimer

Woolf, Patrick Latimer, written by Alex Latimer, editor Neil Dunnicliffe, art editor Lee-May Lim (Pavilion)

The Night Box
By Louise Greig

The Night Box, Ashling Lindsay, written by Louise Greig, editor Melissa Fairley, art editor Tiffany Leeson (Egmont)

My Name is Not Refugee
By Kate Milner

My Name is Not Refugee, Kate Milner, editor Emma Hargrave, art editor Julie-Ann Murray (Barrington Stoke)

Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover, Markus Motum, editor Denise Johnstone-Burt, art editor Louise Jackson (Walker Studio)

Hortense and the Shadow
By Natalia O'Hara

Hortense and the Shadow, Lauren O’Hara, written by Natalia O’Hara, editor by Andrea MacDonald, art editor Anna Billson (Puffin)

The Real Boat
By Marina Aromshtam

The Real Boat, Victoria Semykina, written by Marina Aromshtam, editor Katie Howarth, art editor Genevieve Webster (Templar)

Fergal is Fuming!
By Robert Starling

Fergal is Fuming, Robert Starling, editor Libby Hamilton, art editor Rebecca Garill (Andersen Press)

Big Hid
By Roisin Swales

Big Hid, Roisin Swales, editor Harriet Birkinshaw, art editor Camille Pichon (Flying Eye)

Magnificent Birds, Narisa Togo, editor Alice Primmer, art editor Charlie Moyler (Walker Studio)

By Diego Vaisberg

Dino, Diego Vaisberg, editor Carly Blake, art editor Genevieve Webster (Templar)

Big Box Little Box
By Caryl Hart

Big Box, Little Box, Edward Underwood, editor Emma Blackburn (Bloomsbury)