Tag Archives: Fiction

Success for David Almond and other book award news

Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Winner 2015             David Almond’s contemporary retelling of the Orpheus and [...]

Black History Month novels

         It’s nearly the end of  this year’s Black History Month which takes place annually in October, and I wan [...]

An Island Of Our Own by Sally Nicholls

‘  I took this new title from Sally Nicholls home to read yesterday and devoured it in one sitting! It is a fantastic read and one [...]

The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize longlist 2015

This prize recognises outstanding works of children’s fiction every year and is awarded to books aimed at ages 8 and above. The 2014 w [...]

Debut authors and Information book award shortlists

The Branford Boase Award and the School Library Association Information Book Award have both announced their 2015 shortlists. The Branford [...]

Blue Peter Book Award Winners 2015

More than 200 children from ten schools across the UK voted to decide the winners in each category. The Spy Who Loved School Dinners, writte [...]

Blue Peter Book Award 2015 shortlist

The shortlist for the annual Blue Peter Book Awards has been announced and features a range of fiction, non-fiction and, for the first time, [...]

Winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award announced

Kate Saunders has beaten off competition from Michael Morpurgo, Marcus Sedgwick and Simon Mason to win the 2014 category award with her WW1 [...]

Costa Children’s Book Award shortlist 2014

The Costa Book Awards are one of the UK’s most prestigious literary awards and uniquely include a children’s book category among [...]

Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize winner announced

Piers Torday has won the 2014 prize for his book, The Dark Wild. The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize is the only children’s bo [...]

Red House Children’s Book Awards shortlist 2015

The Red House Children’s Book Award has 3 categories – younger children, younger readers and older readers. The award is voted f [...]

The Firework-Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman

The fifth in the series of videos by Pam Lewis that introduces essential texts for teachers. This video features the novel The Firework-Make [...]
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