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Pilton Shadowers
Barnstaple, Devon
Group status: Excited to get cracking with the 2019 list!

A Skinful of Shadows by Mrs New
Frances Hardinge is, in my eyes, an absolute legend. I have loved her since I took my students to see her at Hay festival. Her books are quirky and . . .
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Long Way Down by Mrs New
Well, well, well! It's been a while since I got this excited about a book. It is so cleverly written which leaves you completely unable to put it do . . .
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Pathfield School
Barnstaple, Devon
Barnstaple Library
Pilton Infants' School
Barnstaple, Devon
Judging a book by its cover, which book looks the most exciting?

Poet X
Long Way Down
The House with Chicken Legs
The Things a Bright Girl can do
Bone Talk
A Skinful of Shadows
The Land Of Never Endings
Title: The Bunker Diary
Author: Kevin Brooks
Winning Year: 2014

16-year-old Linus Weems has woken up in a low-ceilinged rectangular building, made entirely of whitewashed concrete, with no windows and no doors. The lift is the only way out. But this time when the lift comes, it isn't empty. A dark narrative but one o


Frances Hardinge

Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired her to write strange stories from an early age. She read English at Oxford University, then got a job at a software company. However, by this time a persistent friend ha . .