Hardinge’s ‘Lie Tree’ Wins Costa’s Second Big Nod to Children’s Books

For the second time in its history, the Costa Awards has chosen a children's book as its book of the year: The Lie Tree by Francis Hardinge. The post Hardinge’s ‘Lie Tree’ Wins Costa’s Second Big Nod to Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Hardinge's 'Lie Tree' named Costa Book of the Year

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge, published by Macmillan Children's Books, has been crowned the winner of the £30,000 2015 Costa Book of the Year: the first children's book to claim the prize in more than a decade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Lie Tree sales up over 350% since Costa win

Sales of Frances Hardinge’s YA novel The Lie Tree (Macmillan Children’s Books) have increased 353% in volume terms since winning the Costa Book of the Year, according to Nielsen BookScan data. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Annick Book Wins Big Canadian Children's Lit Award

Kathy Stinson and Dušan Petričić's book 'The Man with the Violin' has won the C$30,000 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Costa Book Awards Announced: But Who Will Win the Big One?

Five top UK authors, including Kate Atkinson and Lucy Hughes-Hallet, are in competition for the Costa Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Averiss and Beardshaw win Book of the Year at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year

Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints. The post Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Big Children's and YA Books From the Havana Book Fair

Among the popular children's and YA titles at the Havana Book Fair was a book about child slaves, an amusing collection about being different, and a cookbook for kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Sally Rooney's Normal People wins big at British Book Awards

The Irish writer's "exceptional" novel beat Michelle Obama to the top prize at The British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

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'Upbeat' refugee tale wins children's book prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class is "a future classic", Waterstones Children's Book Prize judges say. Continue reading at BBC News

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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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Thames & Hudson children's art book wins Bologna award

Thames & Hudson has won the New Horizons award at this year’s Bolognaragazzi Awards with its book about the history of pictures for children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Costa Book of the Year: Jewish rescue story The Cut Out Girl wins

Bart van Es wrote about a Jewish girl who was sheltered by his grandparents during World War Two. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Cut Out Girl wins Costa Book of the Year

Bart van Es' biography The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent

As China's children's book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles. The post China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Costa Book of the Year: Helen Dunmore wins another award

Helen Dunmore's poetry collection, Inside the Wave, wins 2018's Costa Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Michael Morpurgo wins Children's Book Award for fourth time

An Eagle in the Snow follows in the footsteps of Shadow, Kensuke's Kingdom and Private Peaceful. Continue reading at BBC News

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