Don’t forget it’s the Leeds Book Awards Ceremony on Thursday at Pudsey Civic Hall!
Nine children from Year 5 and 6 will be attending the Awards Ceremony where the winner will be announced. The children will then have the opportunity to meet 4 of the 6 authors and also one of the illustrators.
Watch this space to find out who the winner is.
Today the Leeds Book Awards group voted for their favourite book.
It was really divided, the votes cast were:
A Roomful of Chocolate by Jane Elson = 1 vote
The Case of the Exploding Loo by Rachel Hamilton = 2 votes
The Imaginary by AF Harrold = 3 votes
Gabriel’s Clock by Hilton Pashley = 1 vote
Circus of Thieves and the Raffle of Doom by William Sutcliffe = 1 vote
A Boy called Hope by Lara Williamson = 1 vote
The Awards ceremony will be taking place on Thursday 21st May where the winning book will be announced.
This year’s shortlisted books have been announced!
The books are:
- A Boy called Hope by Lara Williamson
- Circus of Thieves by William Sutcliffe
- A Roomful of Chocolate by Jane Elson
- The Case of the Exploding Loo by Rachel Hamilton
- Gabriel’s Clock by Hilton Pashley
- The Imaginary by A.E. Harrold
Miss Whiteley will be talking to years 5 and 6 about the Leeds Book Awards over the next week or two. This year there will be 8 children that will be able to participate.
If you would like to take part please speak to your class teacher or to Miss Whiteley.