Candy Gourlay is an award winning Filipino author based in the UK. Her children's books TALL STORY and SHINE have been nominated for many prizes including the Carnegie, the Blue Peter, the Waterstones and the Guardian Children's Book Prize. She loves babies, photography, SCBWI and making YouTube videos.
'A precious and important novel that also explores exile from neighbours, family and country. The book is about reinvention and the faces we present to the world, whether it be in person, on a postcard or on the internet, all wrapped up in an exciting and perfectly paced story with a disturbing and dramatic climax.' Philip Ardagh, The Guardian Read the review
Friday, 15 June 2012
Congrats to Patrick Ness - a double win!
I was thrilled to discover this morning that Patrick Ness had won the Carnegie AND the Greenaway (with illustrator Jim Kay) for their stunning book A Monster Calls.
It just so happens I've got a Patrick Ness video saved up from the London Book Fair ...