Childrens Books Ireland - Bisto Book of the Year Award Winner 2010

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Bisto Winner


Author and illustrator Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick has won the 20th Bisto Children's Book of the Year for her picturebook There.


The results of the twentieth Bisto Children's Book of the Year Awards were announced on Monday 24 May 2010. Marie-Louise was present to accept the award and was presented with a cheque for €10,000. 

This is the third time that Marie-Louise has picked up this prestigious award, winning in 2001 and 2003 for her two other nominated picture books You, Me and the Big Blue Sea and Izzy and Skunk.

 Four other awards were made 

•    Bisto Honour Award - Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd
•    Bisto Honour Award for Illustration - There by Marie Louise Fitzpatrick
•    Eilís Dillon Award - Third Pig Detective Agency by Bob Burke
•    Children's Choice Award - Chalkline by Jane Mitchell

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