Blue Peter Book Awards
The Blue Peter Book Awards 2014, now in it's 15th year, have just announced the shortlisted books listed below for both competition categories.
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The six shortlisted titles were chosen by the judges, which this year included
Michael de Souza - Co-creator of the Rastamouse book series and co-founder of Little Roots Ltd.
Anna James - Editor, We Love This Book and Media Editor, The Bookseller, and former school librarian
Liz Pichon - author of the Tom Gates series, and winner of the Blue Peter Book Awards Best Story 2013
Ewan Vinnicombe (non-voting chair) - Editor, Blue Peter and Head of Presentation for CBeebies and CBBC
The books will now be judged by more than 200 young Blue Peter viewers drawn from 10 schools across the UK, who will decide the winners of the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2015 in each of the two categories: Best Story and Best Book with Facts.
The two winning books will be announced on the Blue Peter show on World Book Day - 5 March 2015.
And take the 15th anniversary quiz, download a reading guide for the shortlisted books, and read a blog by judge Anna James on the special Booktrust/Blue Peter Book Awards resources page.