Friday, 14 March 2014

Book Awards and Writing Competition


The fantastic Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell has won the best story category of the Blue Peter Book Awards 2014.  Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: World War II by Tony Robinson & Del Thorpe won the best book with facts category.  Visit the Discovery Library to borrow a copy of Rooftoppers and books by Tony Robinson.

Henrietta Branford Writing Competition 2014 is open to any young writers under the age of 19. Entrants must complete a story begun by last year’s winner of the Branford Boase Award, Dave Shelton for 'A Boy and A Bear in a Boat'.  The story should be no longer than 1500 words and should have a title.

The closing date is Friday 18th April 2014.  Six winners will be invited to attend the Branford Boase Award celebration party in London on 10 July. They will also win a copy of each of the books shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and be able to meet the authors and have their books signed.
For more information and to find Dave Shelton’s starting paragraph visit Henrietta Branford Writing Competition 2014 - rules etc.

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