Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2014

Last night, the winners of the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2014 were announced in a ceremony at Dublins' Double Tree Hilton hotel. Big congratulations to all the winners, but as this blog is concerned with childrens' books, an even big congratulations to the winners in the childrens categories.
The Specsavers Childrens Book of the Year in the Junior Category goes to the brilliant Chris Haughton for his new (and extremely beautiful and delightful) picture book:
SHH! WE HAVE A PLAN (published by Walker Books)

In the senior category, the Specsavers Childrens Book of the Year went to Chris O'Dowd and Nick Vincent Murphy for the wonderful, funny and touching Moone Boy: The Blunder Years (published by Macmillan Publishing Based on Chris' popular tv series, this book is bound to be a favourite in every home!
So, it was a year for Chris-es, it seems! Congratulations to you both and thank you for the fantastic reads for children, young and older...
For more information on these books, the winners and the Bord Gáis Energy Book Awards 2014, here's the link:


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