The results are in, and the winners have been announced for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2014. Continue reading “The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize winners 2014”
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The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlists
It’s not long now until the winners of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize will be announced. In case you didn’t know, there are three categories – Best Picture Book, Best Fiction for 5-12s, and Best Book for Teens, plus an overall winner too. The winning books and authors will be announced on 3rd April when the category winners will receive £2,000, plus an additional £3000 going to the overall winner.
I thought I’d point out a few of my highlights from the three shortlists, to guide you in the right direction… Continue reading “The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlists”
Review: Geek Girl by Holly Smale
Harriet Manners knows a lot of things.
- Cats have 32 muscles in each ear
- Bluebirds can’t see the colour blue
- The average person laughs 15 times a day
- Peanuts are an ingredient of dynamite
But she doesn’t know why nobody at school seems to like her. So when she’s offered the chance to reinvent herself, Harriet grabs it. Can she transform from geek to chic? Continue reading “Review: Geek Girl by Holly Smale”