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Monday, May 02, 2011

Branford Boase Award 2011 longlist

The Branford Boase Award was set up to reward the most promising new writers and their editors, as well as to reward excellence in writing and in publishing. The Award is made annually to the most promising book for seven year-olds and upwards by a first time novelist. Here is this year's long listed books. The shortlisted books will be announced in May and the winners in July:

* Stephanie Burgis: A most improper magick: Templar

* J P Buxton: I am the Blade: Hachette

* Jim Carrington: Inside my head: Bloomsbury

* Keren David: When I was Joe: Frances Lincoln

* Katie Davies: Great Hamster Massacre: Simon & Schuster

* Teresa Flavin: The Blackhope Enigma: Templar

* Candy Gourlay: Tall Story: David Fickling

* Ken Howard: The Young Chieftain: Tamarind

* Gregory Hughes: Unhooking the Moon: Quercus

* Lucy Jago: Montacute House: Bloomsbury

* Andrew Lane: Young Sherlock Holmes – Death cloud: Macmillan

* Ross Mackenzie: Zac and the Dream Pirates: Chicken House

* John Mayhew: Mortlock: Bloomsbury

* Sam Osman: Quicksilver: Marion Lloyd Books

* Alex Scarrow: TimeRiders: Puffin

* C.J.Skuse: Pretty bad things: Chicken House

* Laura Summers: Desperate Measures: Piccadilly Press

* Jason Wallace: Out of the Shadows: Andersen

* Pat Walsh: The Crowfield curse: Chicken House

* David Yelland: The truth about Leo: Puffin

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