Monday, May 28, 2012

CBI Book of the Year 2012:And The Winners Are...

From Inis Magazine Blog and the pen (????) of Mr. David Maybury:
 
And here they are - the 2012 Children's Book of the Year Award winners!
Nabbing the overall Children's Book of the Year Award - Celine Kiernan's Into The Grey
"An imaginative and empathetic supernatural thriller coalesces past and present to explore the complexities of fraternal love and the pain of loss." The Eilis Dillon Award (for best debut) goes to Paula Leyden for The Butterfly Heart!
Judges Award for Fiction goes to our former Laureate Na nÓg - Siobhán Parkinson for Maitroisce
Judges Award for Illustration goes to the inimitable Oliver Jeffers for Stuck
And the Judge's Special Merit Award was picked up by Mark O'Sullivan for My Dad is Ten Years Old
 
Congratulations to all of those shortlisted, the judging panel for their difficult decisions, and to CBI for ensuring the future of the awards!

Congratulations to you all!!!!

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