Royal Mai Awards for Scottish Children's Books

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The winners of the Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children's Books are as follws

Early Years (0 - 7 years)
Little Lost Cowboy by Simon Puttock and Caroline Jayne Church

Younger Readers (8 - 12 years)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J K Rowling

Older Readers (13 - 16 years)
Roxy�s Baby by Catherine MacPhail


Children representing all 32 local authority areas in Scotland were involved in the inaugural Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children�s Books, organised by BRAW (Books Reading And Writing) the Scottish children�s books arm of the Scottish Book Trust. The awards, which are supported by the Times Educational Supplement Scotland, are an evolution of the Scottish Arts Council Children�s Book of the Year, previous winners of which include Nicola Morgan, Harry Horse and Elizabeth Laird.

The full shortlists were:

Early Years (0 - 7 years)

Charlie Cook�s Favourite Book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Little Lost Cowboy by Simon Puttock and Caroline Jayne Church

The Sea Mice and the Stars by Kenneth Steven and Louise Ho

Younger readers (8 - 12 years)

Deep Water by Debi Gliori

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J K Rowling

The Sign of the Black Dagger by Joan Lingard

Older readers (13 - 16 years)

The Drowning Pond by Catherine Forde

Green Jasper by K.M. Grant

Roxy�s Baby by Catherine MacPhail


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