Awards Archive

All hail… Queen James!

On Friday 11th July, we dusted off our pink frocks and hopped down to the train station to take a trip to Godalming for the one and only QUEEN OF TEEN AWARDS CEREMONY! The Queen of Teen is a really fun award for teen and YA authors run by The Book People, and it’s quite […]

The Booktrust Best Book Awards ceremony

This time last week, it was time for us to bundle into a taxi and head on down to the Booktrust Best Book Awards with Amazon Kindle. We were very excited as we had two shortlisted books, The Great Galloon by Tom Banks and The Jade Boy by Cate Cain from the Templar Fiction list. […]

Sending authors to India…via Skype!

Today’s blog comes to us from Wendy Knight, a Bookaroo volunteer, who helped organise a virtual author visit for a school in rural India. Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival and Bookaroo in the City brings children in India and books, authors, illustrators, story tellers and puppeteers, together in a very exciting way. A few weeks ago, […]

Eight Carnegie Days Left!

Eight days left before the Carnegie winner announcement and we are just a touch behind on our shadowing reading challenge! We’ve just finished MY NAME IS MINA, but we still have SMALL CHANGE FOR STUART, MIDNIGHT ZOO and EVERYBODY JAM to get through. (I’ve already read SMALL CHANGE… so I only have two left. Goodie-two-shoes-me.) […]


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