The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize is an annual award given to a work of children’s literature voted on by the booksellers of Waterstones the biggest book retailer. First awarded in 2005, the purpose of the prize is “to uncover hidden talent in children’s writing.” This year, Rocket Says Look Up! by Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola was named best illustrated book.
Rocket Says Look Up! by Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola
A comet will be visible tonight, and Rocket wants everyone to see it with her–even her big brother, Jamal, whose attention is usually trained on his phone or video games. Rocket’s enthusiasm brings neighbors and family together to witness a once-in-a-lifetime sighting. Rocket Says Look Up! will inspire readers of all ages to dream big as it models Rocket’s passion for science and infectious curiosity.