Fantastic books for children

Fortunately, the Milk... by Neil Gaiman
Fortunately, the Milk... by Neil Gaiman

Young readers throughout the county have chosen their winners of the 10th annual Fantastic Book Awards.

Young readers throughout the county have chosen their winners of the 10th annual Fantastic Book Awards.

Pupils in 120 schools voted for the awards whose main aim is to support reading for pleasure and enjoyment by introducing newly published fiction titles to pupils aged nine to 11.

The winning authors and books are:

Tracey Corderoy – Baddies, Beasties and a Sprinkling of Crumbs!

Neil Gaiman – Fortunately, the Milk….

Peter Hamilton – The Queen of Dreams

Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre – Oliver and the Seawigs

Kate Scott – Boy in Tights