Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:44:21 UTC ]
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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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Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year

Ireland's Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program's Book of the Year at the end of the month. The post Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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You're a legend Harry! The Harry Potter books turn 20

We dug into the archives to find the first Kiwi review of Harry Potter, but the earliest seems to be from 1999.  Continue reading at Stuff

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Harry Potter and Beatrix Potter up for Waterstones book of the year

A Harry Potter script and a Beatrix Potter story are among the titles up for Waterstones Book of the Year 2016. Continue reading at BBC News

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The ‘Nibbies’: The British Book Awards Name Their 2022 Winners

The 'Book of the Year' series of 14 content-related British Book Awards includes work from many familiar publishers. The post The ‘Nibbies’: The British Book Awards Name Their 2022 Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names Its 2022 Winners

'To introduce these authors to wider audiences,' Dr. Ali Bin Tamim names the 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award slate of winners. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names Its 2022 Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rare proof sheets of first Harry Potter book expected to sell for £20,000

The ‘fascinating insight into what was to become an iconic work’ is the only known surviving copy of its kind and is to be auctioned along with a first edition signed by RowlingA prepublication version of the first Harry Potter book by JK Rowling is expected to fetch at least £20,000 when it is... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In London, Costa Book Awards Names Its Category Winners

The Costa Book Awards program, in its 50th year, names winners in five categories: first novel, novel, biography, poetry, children's books. The post In London, Costa Book Awards Names Its Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Cast of Harry Potter will reunite in special after 20 years — but no mention of J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are reuniting with other cast members from the blockbuster film franchise for a special 20th anniversary TV retrospective, movie studio Warner Bros. said on Tuesday. Continue reading at CBC

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Chan, Cook and Sirdeshpande shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards

Children's books by Maisie Chan, Lan Cook and Rashmi Sirdeshpande are on the shortlist for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2022, in a line-up that focuses on climate change, diversity and spotting misinformation.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UAE: Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names Its 2021 Winners

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Blue Peter Book Awards won by McNicoll, Barfield and Bradley

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UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners

The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the 'book of the year' honor to come later this month. The post UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners

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Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners

With a total purse of £60,000 (US$79,000), the Costa Book Awards' first winners are in the five categories. One of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Blue Peter Book Awards reveals shortlists for 2020

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Actor Fernandes to co-judge 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards

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Book prize names two winners as it criticises 'false hierarchy' of awards

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