Hampshire School Library Service are delighted to announce 2 new Book Award Winners for 2019.
1 - for the Hampshire Picture Book Award for 2019 is: "You’re called What?!” written by Kes Gray and illustrated by Nikki Dyson.
5871 pupils from 122 Schools, across Hampshire took part in the award and spent the spring term reading and sharing the four books on the shortlist.
The books chosen for the shortlist were ones that were outstanding picture books with exciting stories that have great style and stretched the children’s imagination, feelings and vocabulary.
2 - for the Hampshire Information Book Award for 2019 is:Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor – The Woman Who Loved Reptiles written by Patricia Valdez and illustrated by Felicita Sala.
Over 4,500 pupils from 80 Schools, across Hampshire took part in the award but there were only a handful of votes separating the winner in the final vote count. Pupils have spent the last term reading, discussing, exploring, evaluating and, best of all, thoroughly enjoying the five shortlisted, quality information books.
Hampshire School Library Service are delighted to announce that
Where the Bugaboo Lives by Sean Taylor and Illustrated by Neal Layton
Has won the Hampshire Illustrated Book Award 2017
May 2017 news
There are several new competitions that have been launched recently.
A short story competition for girls (Write Stuff), one that blends artwork and writing (Arts and Minds), a competition to create a tactile book for children with visual impairment (Tactile Book competition), and inspired by Cressida Cowell, a competition to design a dragon which will sit atop the famous pagoda at Kew Gardens (Design a Dragon).
Definitely something for everyone in this collection!
Hampshire SLS is pleased to announce the winners of the two Book Awards that ran this spring.
The winner of the 2017 Hampshire Picture Book Award is Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Jean Jullien. And the winner of the 2017 Hampshire Information Book Award is Epic Book of Epicness by Adam Frost.
Hampshire SLS is delighted to announce that winner of the Hampshire Illustrated Book Award for 2016 is:
The Cat, The Dog, Little Red, The Exploding Eggs, The Wolf and Grandma’s Wardrobe written and illustrated by Diane and Christyan Fox.
The winner of The Hampshire Book Award 2016 as voted for by the primary schools of Hampshire is:-
Jo Cotterill with her book Looking at the Stars.
Recommended reading age Year 6.
The winner of the Hampshire Picture Book Award 2016 as voted for by the primary schools of Hampshire is:-
Nicola O'Byrne who wrote Use Your Imagination
The winner of the Hampshire Book Award for 2015, as voted for by the primary schools of Hampshire is
Jonathan Stroud's The Screaming Staircase. Recommended reading age Years 5 & 6.