Beard book up for Waterstones prize

A graphic novel about a man's beard is up against works by Booker winner Julian Barnes and best-selling author Kate Atkinson for the Waterstones Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones prize winner Elle McNicoll: ‘I never saw autistic girls in books’

The author was repeatedly told that no one wanted to read fun books with disabled heroes. Now she has won the £5,000 Waterstones children’s book prize for her debut, A Kind of SparkWhen Scottish author Elle McNicoll was first trying to enter the publishing world, she was repeatedly told that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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McNicoll wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize with debut A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll has been named overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2021 for her debut novel A Kind of Spark (Knights Of).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Onjali Q. Raúf wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf (Hachette Children’s Books) is the winner of this year’s overall £5,000 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, beating off competition from other category winners Tomi Adeyemi, Lauren Ace and Jenny Løvlie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Angie Thomas wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

US author Angie Thomas has been crowned the overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 for her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Macmillan and Waterstones take top prizes at the British Book Awards

Pan Macmillan and Waterstones are two of the biggest winners at this year's British Book Awards, aka The Nibbies, after being crowned Publisher of the Year and Book Retailer of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Millwood Hargrave's 'mesmerising' debut wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Poet and playwright Kiran Millwood Hargrave has been named the winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 for her debut novel The Girl of Ink and Stars (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlists offer ‘optimism in uncertain times’

The 18-strong shortlists for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 show a strong presence from independent Chicken House as well as publishers Hachette and Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Diverse' Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlist revealed

Fiction books reflecting the “concerns and issues” of modern day children and teenagers have been highlighted in the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2016 shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Biddulph wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

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Eight books up for Waterstones prize

Richard Flanagan's Man Booker Prize winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North is among eight contenders for Waterstones Book of the Year 2014. Continue reading at BBC News

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Rundell takes Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

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Faber leads on Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlist

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Pitcher wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

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Duddle wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

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Waterstones Childrens Book Prize shortlist revealed

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Waterstone's adds new categories to kid's book prize

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:28 Waterstone’s has extended its children’s book prize to include teen fiction and picture books, in addition to books for five to 12 year olds. Waterstone’s spokesman Jon Howells said: “The children’s award had done very well... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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