Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Annabel Pitcher and Fiona Kennedy take home Award for their Mantelpiece

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher, edited by Fiona Kennedy and published by Orion Children’s Books has won the 2012 Branford Boase Award, given annually to the author and editor of the most outstanding debut novel for children.

They were awarded the prize at a ceremony at Walker Books last night, Thursday 5 July, by former children’s Laureate and long time supporter of the Branford Boase Award Jacqueline Wilson and last year’s winner, Jason Wallace.

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