Poetry Award Winner

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The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education has announced the winner of the CLPE Poetry Award for 2008...

Jackie Kay: Red, Cherry Red, illustrated by Rob Ryan,
Bloomsbury £6.99 9780747589792

The presentation was made at the South Bank Centre earlier today by Ian McMillan.
Jackie Kay was interviewed afterwards by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate.

The CLPE Poetry Award honours excellence in poetry written for children. It is presented annually for a book of poetry published in the proceeding year. Previous winners include Roger McGough, John Agard and Grace Nichols.
The judges of the award this year were Ian McMillan, Fiona Waters and last year's winner Julie Johnstone, chaired by Margaret Meek Spencer.

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