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Roehampton Readers
London,
Group status: Currently shadowing the 2017 Carnegie and Greenaway Awards


The Bone Sparrow by Lorna
The Bone Sparrow tells the story of 9 year old Subhi, whose family have fled Burma (Myanmar) as a result of the persecution of the Muslim minority kno . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Julie
Sputnik’s guide to life on earth gives us a hearty helping of Frank Cottrell Boyce’s humour and fantasy whilst being grounded in the not so wonder . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Clare
Set in rural Western Pennsylvania, USA, in 1943, Wolf Hollow tells the story of 12-year-old Annabelle’s bruising experiences with an ‘incorrigible . . .
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Beck by Lesley
Beck is a picaresque coming-of-age novel set in the first half of the twentieth century. The central character is a mixed-race orphan who suffers horr . . .
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Belleville School
London,
Roehampton Library
London,
Ibstock Place School
London,
Ark Putney Academy
 
Title: FArTHER
Illustrator: Grahame Baker-Smith
Winning Year: 2011

Father's house is safe and rooted in the rock. Inside however, he dreams of flight, and tries to make the perfect machine that will let him take to the air. Then, another call claims him and he never returns. But dreams can be passed from father to son,
 

 
 

Emily Gravett

Emily Gravett is a graduate of Brighton University and winner of the 2004 Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Wolves, her first picture book was published in August 2005 and marked the beginning of an internationally stellar career creating . .