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British Childrens Literary Awards: Carnegie Medal in Literature, Kate Greenaway Medal, Nestl Smarties Book Prize, Guardian Award Books LLC

British Childrens Literary Awards: Carnegie Medal in Literature, Kate Greenaway Medal, Nestl Smarties Book Prize, Guardian Award

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Published August 29th 2011
ISBN : 9781155617527
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32 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Carnegie Medal in Literature, Nestl Smarties Book Prize, Kate Greenaway Medal, Guardian Award, BlueMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Carnegie Medal in Literature, Nestl Smarties Book Prize, Kate Greenaway Medal, Guardian Award, Blue Peter Book Award, Booktrust Early Years Award, Tir na n-Og Award, Red House Childrens Book Award, Manchester Book Award, Branford Boase Award, Waterstones Childrens Book Prize, Angus Book Award, Booktrust Teenage Prize, Hampshire Book Award, Hampshire Illustrated Book Award, Lancashire Childrens Book of the Year, Bolton Childrens Book Award, Marsh Award for Childrens Literature in Translation, Mother Goose Award, Childrens Laureate, British Childrens Book of the Year, Eleanor Farjeon Award, Concorde Book Award, New Horizons Book Award, British Illustrated Childrens Book of the Year, Mary Vaughan Jones Award, British Childrens Author of the Year. Excerpt: The Nestl Childrens Book Prize, also known as the Nestl Smarties Book Prize, was an annual award given to childrens books written in the previous year by a UK citizen or resident. The prize was administered by Booktrust, an independent charity which promotes books and reading, and sponsored by Nestl, manufacturer of Smarties. It was one of the most respected and prestigious prizes for childrens literature. The prize was discontinued in 2008 by what was described as a mutual decision from Booktrust and Nestl, with no hostility. Explaining their reasons for this decision, Booktrust stated it had been reviewing the organisations priorities and how prizes and awards fit in with its strategic objectives, while Nestl was increasingly moving its community support towards the company strategy of nutrition, health and wellness. Additionally, they said that it was a natural time to conclude and that were confident that increased importance has been placed on childrens books. The shortlist for the award was chosen by a panel of adult judges, and ...