18/10/2012 by David Maybury · No Comments
Each year the The Children's Book Circle hosts the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the world of children’s books by an individual or organisation. The award is open to librarians, authors, publishers, teachers, reviewers and others across the UK who have given exceptional service to the industry. And this year is no different - with the shortlist comprising some of the most recognisable and worthy names in children's books.
Don't believe me? Check out the list:
- Quentin Blake
- Discover Children’s Story Centre
- Nicolette Jones
- Michael Morpurgo
- Tales on Moon Lane
Previous winners include Philip Pullman, Seven Stories, Michael Rosen, Julia Eccleshare, Klaus Fluge, Malorie Blackman, Books for Keeps. Want to learn more? Visit childrensbookcircle.org.uk and get voting for who you think should win!