The shortlist for the Tower Hamlets Book Award 2010 was:
- Neil Gaiman – The Graveyard book
- Harriet Goodwin – The Boy who fell down Exit 43
- Pete Johnson – TV Time Travellers
- Gareth P Jones – The Thornthwaite Inheritance
- Sally Nicholls – Season of Secrets
- David Walliams – The Boy in the Dress
View longlist (.pdf) : THBA2010WebLonglist
Aniqa Yasmin Rahman from Bangabandhu Primary School won the competition to design a logo for the competition, Tasnim Basit from Blue Gate Fields Junior School won the draw a scene competition and Bangabandhu Primary won the prize for the best presentation of their favourite book at the award finale at Idea Store Whitechapel on Friday 26th November.
Pete Johnson and Sally Nicholls, two of the authors on the shortlist, and Fiona Macdonald of Walker Books and were judges.