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Behind the Scenes at The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

We know the winners but what's it like going behind the scenes at the Waterstones Children's Book Prize? Bookseller Isabel Popple reveals all.

Review of the Year 2014: Part One

Review of the Year 2014: Part One

Posted on 24th Dec, 2014 by Waterstones

Another year is coming to a close, but oh, what a year it's been! In this, the first of three posts, we take a look at the book highlights from 2014, from January to April.

A closer look at the Carnegie Medal Shortlist 2014

Isabel Popple explains what a tough decision the judges of this year's Carnegie Medal for children's writing have on their hands...

Children's Book of the Month - Journey to the River Sea

Isabel Popple introduces our Children's Book of the Month for May, Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson.

Review: Rooftoppers

Review: Rooftoppers

Posted on 4th Apr, 2014 by Isabel Popple

Isabel Popple reviews our Waterstones Children's Book Prize winner, Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell...

Children's Book of the Month -  Rooftoppers

Read an extract from Waterstones Children's Book Prize winner, Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell - our Children's Book of the Month for April...

2014 CILIP Carnegie medal and Kate Greenaway shortlists announced

Anne Fine is aiming for a hat trick as she is once again nominated for the Carnegie medal...

Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2014 winners announced

Oxford University Fellow and tightrope walker Katherine Rundell is the overall winner of this year's Waterstones Children’s Book Prize...

The Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlists

Isabel Popple introduces the shortlists for the 10th Waterstones Children's Book Prize...