Cressida Cowell wins Blue Peter award

Cressida Cowell’s The Wizards of Once (Hodder Children’s Books) will today be revealed as the winner of the best story prize at the Blue Peter Book Awards, whilst Susan Martineau and illustrator Vicky Barker will pick up the best book with facts award for Real-Life Mysteries (B Small Publishing). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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