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Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Group status: Our Shadowing Group is currently reading through the shortlisted books ready for discussions and other shadowing related activities (including voting for our favourite Carnegie Winner from the past 80 years).



Mrs C


Langley Park School for Boys
Kent,
Sanderstead Library Teenage Reading Group
South Croydon,
Langley Park Girls School
Beckenham,
New Addington Chatterbooks
New Addington,
Think carefully before you answer this one: Which book do you think should be crowned this years Carnegie Medal Winner?

 
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

When his brother Peter gets measles, 14-year-old Tom Long is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Ely. They live in a first-floor flat in what was once a grand manor house, now run down. One night Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hallway stri
 

 
 

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the author of Millions, Framed, Cosmic, The Astounding Broccoli Boy and the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang sequels. He is also a successful writer of screen-plays and, along with director Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony . .