CLPE Poetry Award 2012

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The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) last week announced the shortlist for the 2012 CLPE Poetry Award.

Established in 2003, the annual Poetry Award encourages and celebrates outstanding new children's poetry.

The shortlist is as follows:


John Agard: Goldilocks on CCTV, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura, Frances Lincoln, £12.99


Brian Moses: Holding the Hands of Angels, Salt Publishing, £6.99


Rachel Rooney: The Language of Cat, illustrated by Ellie Jenkins, Frances Lincoln, £5.99


Fred Sedgwick: Here Comes the Poetry Man, Salt Publishing, £6.99

The judges for the Award this year are:

Philip Gross, winner of the 2011 CLPE Poetry Award for Off Road to Everywhere

Morag Styles, Professor of Children's Poetry, University of Cambridge

Fiona Waters, Editorial Director of Troubadour, The Travelling Book Company and winner of the 2008 CLPE Poetry Award for Why does my Mum always iron a crease in my jeans?

The judging panel is chaired by Julia Eccleshare.

The winner of the 2012 CLPE Poetry Award will be announced at a ceremony at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education on Tuesday, July 24 2012.

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