Ottakar's Winner

| No Comments

Julia Golding, a UN campaigner and former diplomat, has won the second Ottakar�s Children�s Book Prize with debut children's book. a historical novel set in Georgian London. The Diamond of Drury Lane is published by Egmont Press (�6.99). The Ottakar�s Children�s Book Prize was set up to reward exciting new or not yet established authors of children�s books. The award is unique in prizes for children�s books not only because it rewards relatively unknown authors but also because it is both booksellers and children together who select the shortlist and ultimate winner.

Julia Golding says of winning the award, �"It's a dream debut to win the Ottakar's Book Prize with my first novel - I feel like the chorus girl suddenly chosen as leading lady!"


Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by achuka published on January 26, 2006 7:33 PM.

Podcast was the previous entry in this blog.

Low Status is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Monthly Archives

OpenID accepted here Learn more about OpenID
Powered by Movable Type 5.2.2