Blue Peter SHortlist

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The Judges � Simon Bartram (writer and illustrator and winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2004 (Man on the Moon)), Eleanor Updale (writer and winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2004 (Montmorency)), Richard Marson (Editor of Blue Peter), Liz Barker and Gethin Jones (Blue Peter presenters) � have decided on the following shortlist from which the Blue Peter Young Judges will select the category winners and the overall Blue Peter Book of the Year.

The Book I Can�t Put Down

Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce (Macmillan Children�s Books)

Silverfin by Charlie Higson (Puffin)

Thora by Gillian Johnson (Hodder Children�s Books)

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo (Collins Children�s Books)


The Best Book with Facts

Explorers Wanted! At the North Pole by Simon Chapman (Egmont Books)

What�s My Family Tree? by Mick Manning and Brita Granstr�m (Watts Publishing)

Art Fraud Detective by Anna Nilsen and Andy Parker (Kingfisher Books)

Rome in Spectacular Cross-Section by Andrew Solway and Stephen Biesty (Oxford University Press)


The Best Illustrated Book to Read Aloud

Biscuit Bear by Mini Grey (Red Fox Children�s Books)

Aristotle by Dick King-Smith and Bob Graham (Walker Books)

Rapunzel: A Groovy Fairy Tale by Lynn Roberts and David Roberts (Chrysalis Children�s Books)

The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Macmillan Children�s Books)


The outcome of the Blue Peter Young Judges� deliberations will be announced during Blue Peter on BBC1 on 18th November 2005.

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