28/05/2012 by David Maybury · No Comments
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