CLPE Poetry Award

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Here is the shortlist for the 2007 CLPE Poetry Award:

Chrissie Gittins: I Don�t Want an Avocado for an Uncle, illustrated by Kev Adamson, Rabbit Hole Publications �5.99 9780954328818

Julie Johnstone (editor): The Thing That Mattered Most. Scottish Poems for Children, illustrated by Iain McIntosh, Scottish PoetryLibrary/Black & White Publishing �6.99 9781845020958

Tony Mitton: My Hat and All That, illustrated by Sue Heap, Corgi �3.99 9780440867258

Gaby Morgan (editor): Fairy Poems, illustrated by Matilda Harrison, Macmillan �5.99 97840508558

Jackie Morris (compiler and illustrator): The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems, Barefoot Books �14.99 9781905236558

John Siddique: Don�t Wear It On Your Head, Don�t Stick It Down Your Pants, Peepal Tree Press �4.95 9781845230562

The judges are Ian McMillan and Fiona Waters, and the judging panel is chaired by Margaret Meek Spencer.

The winner will be announced at a ceremony at CLPE on Wednesday June 13th 2007.

The CLPE Poetry Award, for a book of poetry for children, was launched by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education in 2003. Previous winners have included John Agard, Grace Nichols and Roger McGough. The Award is sponsored by Mr and Mrs Pye�s Charitable Foundation.

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