Horatio Clare and Penny Thomas win the Branford Boase award

Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot wins the award for first-time children’s authors and their editorsHoratio Clare and his editor Penny Thomas at Firefly have won the much coveted Branford Boase award 2016 for their book Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot, illustrated by Jane Matthews. Related: The Branford Boase children's book awards shortlist 2016 – in pictures Related: Top writing tips for new children's authors from top editors Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hyder and Odedina win Branford Boase Award

Liz Hyder has won this year's Branford Boase Award for her "outstanding" children's debut novel, Bearmouth, sharing the prize with her editor Sarah Odedina, who is editor-at-large at Pushkin Children's Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Khan wins Branford Boase Award for debut novel

Muhammad Khan and his editor Lucy Pearse have won this year’s Branford Boase Award for a debut novel for children or young people with I Am Thunder (Macmillan Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barry Cunningham wins Branford Boase Award for third time

Chicken House’s Barry Cunningham has won the Branford Boase Award for the third time for his editorial work on Beetle Boy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosie Rowell Wins 2015 Branford Boase Award

Debut author Rosie Rowell and her editor Emily Thomas were announced as the winners of the 2015 Branford Boase Award for 'Leopold Blue' at an award ceremony July 9 at Walker Books in London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin makes first appearance on Branford Boase Award shortlist

This year's Branford Boase Award shortlist has been announced, featuring a first-ever entry from Pushkin Press and multiple titles from Puffin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johnson and Usborne scoop Branford Boase Award

Mitch Johnson and his editors Rebecca Hill and Becky Walker have won this year’s Branford Boase Award with Kick. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Leopold Blue' wins Branford Boase

Rosie Rowell [pictured] and her editor Emily Thomas have won this year’s Branford Boase award for little-known YA novel Leopold Blue (Hot Key Books). The award, which is given annually to the author and editor of an outstanding debut novel for children, is a work of “originality, power and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Accent's Jo Thomas wins Joan Hessayon Award

Jo Thomas has won The Romantic Novelists' Association’s (RNA) Joan Hessayon Award for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shelton and Fickling win Branford Boase

Author Dave Shelton and his editor David Fickling have won the 2013 Branford Boase Award for A... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jason Wallace wins Branford Boase

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 14:13 Debut author Jason Wallace has won the Branford Boase award for his novel, Out of Shadows (Andersen Press), which has previously also won the Costa Children's Book Award. The award, which recognises debut authors, is shared by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pushkin lands award-winning Swedish debut

Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AAP PROSE Awards: ‘Ancient Maya Politics’ Wins 2021 Hawkins Honor

With Cambridge University Press taking two of the 2021 super-category PROSE Excellence Awards, a political anthropologist wins the Hawkins. The post AAP PROSE Awards: ‘Ancient Maya Politics’ Wins 2021 Hawkins Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Power to the Peepal: Leeds-based indie enjoys reward of second major award win

Peepal Tree Press is behind the dark, magical realist novel that scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year last week, with The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey putting a new spotlight on a small publisher that has consistently supported international Caribbean writing for 35 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vancouver environmentalist wins $3M Climate Breakthrough Award

Nicole Rycroft's track record when it comes to protecting forests and fighting climate change includes a successful campaign to green all the copies of the last book in the Harry Potter series. Continue reading at CBC

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Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award

Antony Shugaar's tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book 'Telephone Tales' by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA's 2021 Batchelder Award. The post Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Books from Odedina, Hill and Walker on Branford Boase longlist

This year's Branford Boase Award, the lengthiest longlist in the award's history, sees last year's winning editor Sarah Odedina in the running again, with her author Kereen Getten. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award

Roffey's book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award. The post Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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