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King o the Midden could be crowned in book awards - The Herald

Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year Awards shortlist (to be announced June 24) includes the following children's titles:

King o the Midden - Edited by Matthew Fitt and James Robertson (Itchy Coo)
The Garbage King - Elizabeth Laird (MacMillan)
Fleshmarket - Nicola Morgan (Viking)

A COLLECTION of children's verse in old Scots has made this year's shortlist for the Scottish Arts Council (SAC) book of the year awards, it was announced yesterday. Other works to have made the list include two novels for adults, two children's novels and a volume of poetry. The traditional verse book, King o the Midden, edited by Matthew Fitt and James Robertson has been described as weird, revolting and downright daft... The children's book prize is ?5000 with ?10,000 for the winner of the book of the year. Those shortlisted will receive ?2000 each.

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