• 16 July 2010
    This is an up to date list of the awards which Darren's books have either been nominated for or won. This list will be updated when relevant.

    The Saga of Darren Shan

    In 2001, Cirque Du Freak (Book 1) received 2nd prize at the Sheffield Children's Book Award, in the UK.

    In 2001, Cirque Du Freak (Book 1) was shortlisted for the WHSmith Children's Book Of The Year, in the UK.

    In 2002, Cirque Du Freak (Book 1) received an IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award, in the USA. (IRA = International Reading Association, and CBC = Children's Book Council).

    In 2002, Cirque Du Freak (Book 1) received a certificate of Outstanding Achievement in Books from the Parent's Guide to Children's Media Inc, in the USA.

    In 2004, Cirque Du Freak (Book 1) WON the Wyoming Soaring Eagle book award, in the USA.

    In 2005, The Vampire's Assistant (Book 2) was shortlisted for the Wyoming Soaring Eagle book award, in the USA.

    In 2007, The Allies of the Night (Book 8) was shortlisted for the I Love This Book book award.


    The Demonata

    In 2006, Lord Loss WON the Redbridge Teenage Book award, in the UK.

    In 2006, Lord Loss was shortlisted for the Berkshire Book award, in the UK.

    In 2006, Lord Loss was shortlisted for the Doncaster Book award, in the UK.

    In 2006, Lord Loss was shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Of The Year award, in the UK.

    In 2007, Lord Loss was shortlisted for the Leeds Children's Book award, in the UK.

    In 2007, Demon Thief was shortlisted for the Doncaster Book award, in the UK.

    In 2007, Demon Thief was shortlisted for the Irish Children's Book Of The Year award, in Ireland.

    In 2007, Demon Thief was shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Of The Year award, in the UK.

    In 2007, Slawter was shortlisted for the Staffordshire Young Teen Fiction book award, in the UK.

    In 2007, Blood Beast was shortlisted for the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award, in the UK.

    In 2008, Lord Loss was shortlisted for the Flume: NH Teen Reader's Choice award, in the USA.

    In 2008, Blood Beast was shortlisted for the Doncaster Book Award, in the UK.

    In 2008, Demon Apocalypse was shortlisted for the Worcestershire Teen Book Award, in the UK.

    In 2009, Death's Shadow was shortlisted for the Worcestershire Teen Book Award, in the UK.


    The Thin Executioner

    In 2011, The Thin Executioner was shortlisted for the Redbridge Teenage Book Award, in the UK.


    The Saga of Larten Crepsley

    In 2010, Birth Of A Killer was shortlisted for the Berkshire Book Award, in the UK.

    In 2011, Birth Of A Killer was shortlisted for the Independent Booksellers Week Award, in the UK.

    In 2011, Ocean Of Blood was shortlisted for the Children's Book Of The Year, in the Irish Book Awards.


    Zom-B

    In 2012, Zom-B was shortlisted for the Children's Book Of The Year, in the Irish Book Awards.

    In 2014, Zom-B was shortlisted for the Doncaster Book Award, in the UK.

    In 2014, Zom-B was shortlisted for the Wyoming Soaring Eagle Award, in the USA.
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