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Coventry Inspiration Book Awards shortlistings

Malorie Blackman, Simon Rickerty and Tony Bradman are shortlisted for the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2016.

 

Robot Girl by Malorie Blackman is a short story recently published by Barrington Stoke about a girl who’s father’s latest invention causes her life to start falling apart. Robot Girl is shortlisted in the Rapid Reads category and can be voted for by school children here.

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Anzac Boys by Tony Bradman is inspired by a true story set around World War One and the Gallipoli Campaign. It follows brothers Bert and Frank who are promised a better life in Australia, but end up being separated. War brings them back together but in a place more horrific than either of them could imagine. Anzac Boys is also shortlisted in the Rapid Reads category and can be voted for here.

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Finally, Simon Rickerty’s Crayon is shortlisted in the What’s The Story category. A colourful squabble takes a funny turn in this tale of friendship. Votes can be cast here.

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The winners will be announced later in the year. Congratulations to Malorie, Tony and Simon!