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Pari Thomson and G.M. Linton shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2024

Pari Thomson and G.M. Linton have been shortlisted for the £5,000 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, which is voted for by booksellers. In the Younger Readers category, G M Linton's "gently funny" My Name Is Sunshine Simpson (Usborne Publishing) is shortlisted this year, alongside Pari Thomson’s "immersive fantasy" magical-door adventure, Greenwild (Pan Macmillan).

The shortlists comprise 18 books across three categories, with six books vying within each category to be crowned category winner. Three category winners will then compete for the overall title of Waterstones Children’s Book Prize Winner 2024. The winner of each category will receive £2,000, with the overall winner receiving an extra £3,000.

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