Costa Children’s Award Winner Announced

Moira Young is the winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award for her dystopian thriller Blood Red Road.  It was a strong shortlist for the Children’s Award with Frank Cottrell Boyce, Martyn Bedford and Lissa Evans all being nominated.

Other category winners:

Novel award: Pure by Andrew Miller

First novel award: Tiny Sunbirds Far Away by Christie Watson

Biography award: Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas by Matthew Hollis

Poetry Award: The Bees by Carol Ann Duffy

We now wait to hear who will be named as oveall winner for 2012.

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