Looking for a good book that your child will actually enjoy reading?
Check out the shortlist for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, an annual award given to up-and-coming authors of children's literature published during the previous year.
The award is broken down into three categories: Best Picture Book, Best Fiction Book for 5-12s and Best Book for Teens. The winners of each category then face off and an overall champion is named.
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All featured authors have published no more than three books each. Fifteen of the 18 books nominated this year are by women. The winners will be announced March 26 at the Waterstones in London Piccadilly.
The 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize nominees, as The Guardian reports, are as follows:
Best Picture Books
Best Fiction for 5-12s
Best Book for Teens
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