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Winner of 2012 Red House Book Award


18 February 2012

Patrick Ness has won the 2012 Red House Book Award for his novel, A Monster Calls (for readers aged 11+). The award is the only one voted for entirely by...

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Costa Book Awards winner announced


4 January 2012

Blood Red Road by Moira Young has won the Children's Award in the Costa Book Awards. It is published by Marion Lloyd Books Blood Red Road (aimed at...

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Guardian children's fiction prize announced


10 November 2011

Guardian children's fiction prize announcedReturn to Ribblestrop by Andy Mulligan, a story about an out-of-control group of young people at a very unusual boarding school, has won this year's Guardian...

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Blue Peter Book Awards shortlist


6 December 2011

Blue Peter Book Awards shortlistCountdown to the Olympics 2012, learn about the extremes of the planet, read about time travel and investigate howls in the night in this year's Blue Peter...

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Costa Book Awards shortlist


15t November 2011

The shortlist for the Costa Book Awards has been announced. Authors shortlisted include a former opera singer and television comedy producer. Winners in...

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Monsters of Men wins Carnegie Medal


23 June 2011

Patrick Ness has been awarded the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2011 for his novel, Monsters of Men, the final part in the Chaos Walking trilogy. Ness slammed the...

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Greenaway Medal Shortlist 2011


1 April 2011

Greenaway Medal Shortlist 2011The shortlist for the 2011 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal was announced on 1st April. The shortlist is chosen by specialist children's librarians. The...

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Carnegie Medal Shortlist


1 April 2011

The shortlist for the prestigious 2011 CILIP Carnegie Medal was announced on 1st April. The shortlist is chosen by specialist children's librarians. ...

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