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The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the short list of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2007 which recognise the exceptional quality and range of books for children and teenagers.

The Awards are presented annually by the Books Council to acknowledge the work of authors and illustrators of children�s books in three categories: the best English-language book, the best Welsh-language book for the primary sector and the best Welsh-language book for the secondary sector. Two of the awards are sponsored by CILIP Wales.

The winners of the Awards will be announced on �Wedi 7�, on S4C in May.

The following titles have been nominated for this year�s short list:

Best English-language Category
Dark Tales From the Wood, Daniel Morden (Gomer/Pont Books)
Gatty�s Tale, Kevin Crossley-Holland (Orion Publishing)
The Telling Pool
, David Clement-Davies (Bloomsbury Publishing)

Best Welsh-language Primary Category
Babi Gwyrdd, Emily Huws (Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion)
Ein Rhyfel Ni, Mair Wynn Hughes (Gwasg y Bwthyn)
Y Wisg Enfys, Catherine Fisher (Gwasg Gomer)

Best Welsh-language Secondary Category
Adref Heb Elin, Gareth F. Williams (Gwasg Gomer)
Angst ac Anawsterau, Angharad Devonald (Dref Wen)
Ff�c Tan, Rissole a Tships, Caryl Lewis (Gwasg Gomer)

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