Jonny Duddle‘s first picture book,The Pirate Cruncher, has been shortlisted in theĀ Best Children’s Illustrated Books 2009 category in The English Association Book Awards.

“Established in 1995, the English Association Book Awards are presented to the best children’s illustrated books of the year. The winning books are chosen by the editorial board of English 4-11, the journal for primary teachers published by theĀ English Association and the United Kingdom Literacy Association, from a shortlist of 12-18 books selected by a panel of teachers.”

The Pirate Cruncher, published by Templar, is out now in paperback.

Published by Templar