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Discover the shortlist

The Laugh Out Loud Awards 2017 shortlist has been announced, and we need your votes! Discover which twelve books made this year’s shortlist here.

After months of deliberation by our esteemed judges, we’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the Laugh out Loud Awards 2017 (“the Lollies”)! Featuring three separate awards determined by age group, the Lollies were created especially to celebrate the very funniest and most engaging books in children’s fiction.

The shortlist was decided by Michael Rosen, children’s novelist, poet and former Children’s Laureate, and his judging panel, consisting of CBBC presenter Katie Thistleton and The Sunday Times’ Children’s Books Editor, Nicolette Jones.

You can find out more about the twelve books on the shortlist here, sorted by age category – there are four books in each category. Buy the books by clicking the links below and start smiling all summer long!

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9-13 years shortlist

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See more The Lollies shortlist 2017!

The Lollies shortlist 2017!

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