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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Blue Peter Book Awards 2010 shortlist (UK)

Blue Peter Book Awards 2010 shortlistThe 2010 Blue Peter Book Awards shortlist is:

Best Book With Facts:

Usborne Lift-the-flap Picture Atlas – Alex Frith & Kate Leake (Usborne)

Tail-End Charlie – Mick Manning & Brita Granstrom (Francis Lincoln Children's Books)

Why Eating Bogeys is Good for You – Mitchell Symons (Red Fox)

Book I Couldn't Put Down:

Cosmic – Frank Cottrell Boyce (Macmillan)

The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43 – Harriet Goodwin (Stripes)

Frozen in Time – Ali Sparkes (Oxford)

Most Fun Story with Pictures:

Peter the Penguin Pioneer – Daren King (Quercus)

Spells – Emily Gravett (Macmillan)

Dinkin Dings and the Frightening Things – Guy Bass (Stripes)

The final nine books will now be judged by a selection of young Blue Peter viewers. They will decide both the winners in each category, and the overall winner of Blue Peter Book of the Year 2010. The Book Awards show will be broadcast on Blue Peter in March 2010 to coincide with World Book Day. An extract from each of the nine shortlisted titles will be dramatised for the show.

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