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‘The Blue Book of Nebo,’ I smiled, taking the book from her. The pages were blank and wide, like a new day.
‘Eh?’ asked Mam.
‘Like The Black Book of Carmarthen, or The Red Book of Hergest. That’s how they did it in the olden days.’ I’d read about them in a book of Welsh history. ‘Important books that said something about our history. And now is a part of history, isn’t it?’
They say you should never put your head inside an alligator’s mouth…we think we’re willing to make an exception for this one though!Continue reading “The Alligator’s Mouth Award is newest children’s book award on the block!”
The Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Award winners for 2018 were announced yesterday, as well as the Amnesty CILIP Honour commendations; this is the third year that the Medals are joined by the commendations, which are given to the book on each shortlist that most distinctively illuminates, upholds or celebrates freedoms.
‘Wherever you are in the world right now,
I’m a very long way away.
I’m not even on the same planet as you.
I’m a Mars Rover. This is my story.’
Congratulations to Meg Rosoff on winning the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award!
The shortlists for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards have been announced, and there’s a great range of authors and illustrators up for them!
The Costa Book Awards for 2017 have just been announced, and our congratulations go to Katherine Rundell who scoops the Children’s Book category prize with her book The Explorer.
The winners of the 2017 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have now been announced, with both winners coming from the United States for the first time.
The shortlists for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals for 2017 have now been released, and they present us with a host of new and familiar faces.
The winners of the Costa Book Award categories have been announced, and Young Adult author Brian Conaghan has taken the Children’s Book prize with his third novel The Bombs That Brought Us Together.