Smith wins Kitschies' Red Tentacle

US author Andrew Smith has won the Red Tentacle award at the Kitschies for his YA novel Grasshopper Jungle (Electric Monkey). Smith’s prize of £1,000 and a hand-crafted tentacle trophy was given by judges Adam Roberts and Frances Hardinge at a ceremony held at the Seven Dials Club. Fellow judge Kim Curran said: "We loved all the shortlist, and Grasshopper Jungle was, in the end, the novel with the biggest chance to actually blow a young person's mind." Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Jason Reynolds, Sydney Smith Win Carnegie, Kate Greenaway Medals in U.K.

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