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

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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

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Blue Peter Book Awards reveals shortlists for 2020

The shortlists for the Blue Peter Book Awards have been revealed, including Owen and the Soldier by Lisa Thompson, the first dyslexia-friendly title to be shortlisted by the prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Actor Fernandes to co-judge 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards

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2019 Australian Children’s Book of the Year Awards Winners

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

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London Book and Screen Week Names 2019 CAMEO Award Winners

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Raúf, Gifford and Peintre win Blue Peter Book Awards

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Blue Peter Book Awards' 2019 shortlists revealed

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Harry Potter's magic: Documentary looks at 20 years since the boy who lived revived magic

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Harry and Beatrix Potter face off on eclectic Waterstones book of the year shortlist

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