There are lots of prizes for the best children’s books every year, here are a few you might be interested in:
Carnegie Medal – this is chosen by children’s librarians for the best written book for children or young people.
Greenaway Medal – this is chosen by children’s librarians for the best illustrated book for children or young people
Blue Peter Book of the Year – children choose a winner from 3 categories and an overall winner: The Book I Couldn’t Put Down, The Most Fun Story With Pictures, and The Best Book With Facts.
http://www.roalddahl.com/ – Roald Dahl’s official website has lots of information and fun stuff
http://www.jkrowling.com/ – JK Rowling’s own website
http://www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk/ – Love Jacqueline Wilson? Visit her colourful website
If beasts and dinosaurs are more your thing, you might like these:
http://www.rainbowmagiconline.com/uk/index.html – create your own Rainbow Fairy!
http://wimpykid.com/ – for all things Wimpy
http://www.anholt.co.uk/ – for Seriously Silly Stories, competitions, games, visit the Anholts:
Why not come in and ask at your local library, we’ll find someone to help you
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