Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Well Done Annabel Pitcher- winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Annabel Pitcher's Ketchup Clouds has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2013. Her debut novel, My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece, was shortlisted for the prize last year.

The Waterstones Children's Book Prize was created nine years ago to reward and champion new and emerging talent in children's writing. It is voted for by booksellers across the country.

The Prize consists of three categories: Best Picture Book; Best Fiction for 5-12s; and Best Book for Teens.

As well as the teenage category, Ketchup Clouds won overall winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2013.     Ketchup Clouds is also on the Sheffield Children's Book Award shortlist 2013. Borrow this book (along with the 5 others) from the Young Adult category and place your vote, will this also be a Sheffield Winner?  

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Book Award application form for Teachers

Teachers - if you would like to take part in the 2013 Sheffield Children's Book Award, please fill out the application form attached.
Your school must subscribe to the Sheffield Schools Library Service to be eligible to take part. Please check if your school have already submitted an application form before you return. Please e-mail or post your form to the address given.
Looking forward to hearing from you.