The short list is in for the Blue Peter best factual book awards 2020. Have a look, you might find a wonderful journey into a new book !
Rise Up: Ordinary Kids with Extraordinary Stories
This is a fantastic and inspiring book, sharing the stories of normal kids from across the world and their amazing achievements. After the biographical information, there are interesting suggestions for activities based on that child’s message or passion.
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How To Be An Astronaut and Other Space Jobs
Lots of children think they might like to be an astronaut, but what other jobs could one do and still be involved in space exploration and study? Complete with a press-out model rocket to build and pages of stickers to play with, this is an original and inspiring read.
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Fanatical About Frogs
The fifth in Owen Davey’s wonderful non-fiction series about animals adds frogs to the ranks of clear, fascinating reads, accompanied by truly amazing graphic illustration and just the right level of information to inspire all primary school kids.
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The short list is in for the Blue Peter best book awards 2020. Have a look, you might find a wonderful journey into a new book !
In a world where the spirits of dead people can be harnessed and given new life in mechanical animals, Prue takes on her late brother’s apprenticeship in an effort to bring him back. A riotously enjoyable tale mixing fantasy, school stories, science fiction and big questions about life and death.
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Vote for Effie
Laura Wood brings us a contemporary book for fierce pre-teens who want to make the world a better place. Effie’s aims to make her new school a more inclusive space will encourage everyone to fulfil their potential.
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Owen and the Soldier
A beautiful tale of a courageous young man who overcomes his fears when he finds an unlikely companion in a park statue. Complex ideas of young carers, social anxiety and remembrance are sensitively weaved into a light and accessible story.
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If you voted for your favourite book here are the results . . . .
BEST LAUGH OUT LOUD BOOK FOR 9–13-YEAR-OLDS
I Bet I Can Make You Laugh
by Joshua Seigal and Tim Wesson
BEST LAUGH OUT LOUD BOOK FOR 6–8-YEAR-OLDS
The World’s Worst Children 3
by David Walliams and Tony Ross
BEST LAUGH OUT LOUD PICTURE BOOK
Ten Fat Sausages
by Michelle Robinson and Tor Freeman