Today 10 children accompanied by Mrs Johnson and Miss Whiteley attended the Leeds Book Awards Award Ceremony at the Pudsey Civic Hall.
Over the past 4 months, the children had been reading the 6 shortlisted titles, writing reviews on the Leeds Book Awards website and discussing the books. Then finally they had the opportunity to vote for their favourite.
Almost 50 Primary schools and 450 children participated in the awards all of which were invited to the ceremony.
Poet Craig Bradley provided the entertainment and announced the winning book and author…..
Poppy’s Hero by Rachel Billington
After the ceremony finished the children had the opportunity to buy books and get them signed by the authors.
Two children escape from Nazi Germany only to find themselves being sent back by the British on a secret operation. Their mission to find and kidnap a girl who could be the key to Hitler’s downfall. Can they do it?
This is the story of Deliah Smart, a little girl who’s parents are far too busy to look after her so they order a childcare robot. Granny Grabbers the robot is supposed to just look after the ‘child unit’ and undertake household duties but Granny Grabbers’ has other ideas…..