The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2022: Older Readers shortlist panel at Waterstones Piccadilly
Wednesday 30th March 2022
18:30 at Waterstones, London - Piccadilly
On the eve of the winner announcement of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2022, we will be joined by the shortlisted authors of the Older Readers category - including Manjeet Man, Angeline Boulley, Namina Forna, Michelle Quach, Ciara Smyth and Femi Fadugba. These fantastic authors will each talk about their nominated books with Katherine Woodfine, before taking questions from the audience.
Older Readers Shortlist 2022
The Crossing by Manjeet Mann
Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna
Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach
Not My Problem by Ciara Smyth
The Upper World by Femi Fadugba
The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize is to reward and champion emerging children’s writers and illustrators and is voted for by Waterstones Booksellers. Every year Waterstone’s expert booksellers vote for the books they believe are the very best in the new children’s writing and illustration. Now in its 18th year, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize has evolved into one of the most prestigious accolades for children’s books in the UK, launching the careers of many authors and illustrators.
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