Latest News of CWISL nominations for Book Awards

Congratulations to , Lydia Syson, who has been long-listed for the Branford-Boase Award for her novel,

A World Between Us.


And Longlisted for The Guardian's Children's Fiction Prize

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Infact two CWISL authors have been nominated for this prize.

Congratulations to Gillian Cross who has been nominated for


 After Tomorrow

Congratulations to Andrew Weale for winning the Red House Book Award for

The Spooky Spooky House

His counting book, A Quiet Day in the Jungle, shortlisted for the Sheffield Award


Congratulations to Nicholas Allan

TWO! Picture Book Prize 2013 for The Giant's Loo Roll

Congratulations to Sara Grant for winning the 2012 Crystal Kite Award for 

Dark Parties


Congratulations to H.L. Dennis, long listed for the Redbridge Book Award for

The Power of Three 

Congratulations to Nicholas Allan. 

'Picasso's Trousers' 

shortlisted for English Association's 4-11 Picture Book Award 2012

Congratulations to cwisl authors nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2014


Lydia Syson - A World Between Us.


H.L.Dennis  - The Knights of Neustria


Sarah Mussi - Siege


And  nominated for the Greenaway Medal


Nicholas Allan - The Royal Nappy


Congratulations to Mo O'Hara


My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish  is the Amazon pick for best book of 2013 for ages 6-8!

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Congratulations to Sam Hepburn / Osman


Chasing the Dark was shortlisted for the Bolton, Hampshire, Wirral and NE  Book Awards  and won the Stockport Mad About Books Award 2014.

Congratulations to Jamie Buxton nominated for  Carnegie Medal 2015 for his book The Temple Boys


Congratulations to Sarah Mussi for


SIEGE - Winner of the BBUKYA Contemporary Award

Shortlisted for the  Oldham Book Award  ~ and Leeds & Catalyst Book Award

Listed for UKLA & Hampshire Independent Book Awards



Congratulations to Jackie Marchant for her I'm Dougal Trump series


New Horizons Book Award 2014

Hillingdon Primary Book of the Year 2013

Heart of Hawick Children's Book Award 2013

Red House Pick of the Year 2014


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Congratulations to CWISL author Alex Wheatle  for Liccle Bit long listed for the Carnegie Medal 2016


and to nominated authors


Lydia Syson - Liberty's Fire 


Sam Hepburn - If You Were Me