Thursday, November 25, 2010

Bord Gais Irish Book Awards 2010.... and the winners are (junior and senior chidren's categories)

This just in...... at the Bord Gais Irish Book Awards, held this evening at the Dublin Mansion House, the winners for 2010 were announced... all very interesting and brilliant (the shortlist was fantastic!)... Here on my blog, I'm of course most interested in the children's categories. And the winners are.....

For the best children's book, junior category : On The Road With Mavis and Marge by Niamh Sharkey !!!!! (Yayyyy!!!!)
In the senior category for best children's book: Skulduggery Pleasant: Mortal Coil by Derek (he's done it again!) Landy.
CONGRATULATIONS NIAMH AND DEREK!!!! Couldn't be more pleased for you if I'd written the books myself.

If you looking for more information on all the winners of this years awards, here's the link for the Irish Times breaking news article.
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2010/1125/breaking64.html

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