2021 Book for Children
Our thanks go to the shortlist team, to Dr Joanna Nadin our 2021 Book for Children Judge and to all those entrants who made the competition so tough for the team.
Joanna is the author of more than 80 books for children, teenagers and adults, including the award-winning Penny Dreadful series, the Flying Fergus series with Sir Chris Hoy, and the critically acclaimed Joe All Alone – now a BAFTA-winning BBC series. She has twice been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, as well being shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Prize, the Best Book Awards and Queen of Teen. Her latest series is The Worst Class in the World.
|1st||Children of the Scorch||Lu Hersey|
|2nd||Girl Elephant War||Chrissy Sturt|
|3rd||The Riddle of Stanbridge Hall||Cate Holness|
|Local Prize||Escape from Nowhere||Marie Day|