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Wellingborough Senior School
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This is the nineteenth year that we have shadowed the Carnegie Prize and it has proved to be a thoroughly enjoyable enterprise, promoting reading and making new friendships. The Group is as follows: Poppy B, Ella H, Thomas H, Tom L, Josh N, Rishi R, Ben S, Evie S


The Land of Neverendings by Tom
I found the book, whilst it was written about a somewhat childish topic, not childish at all. It has a strong story line and there are few plot holes. . . .
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Long Way Down by Ben
In my opinion, Long Way Down is a well written book with some interesting characters and a strong story line. I only wish the author had continued it . . .
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Long Way Down by Evie
Intense and extremely gripping book. Easy read but also very tense. The book left me with many questions that i hope can be answered in the future! . . .
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Long Way Down by Poppy
"Long Way Down" was an extraordinary book. Every page was gripping and I had no idea what was coming next. The ending was very surprising and left me . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Thomas
The book was well written and put together, however the storyline was quite plain and the story eventually got very repetitive. An interesting princip . . .
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The Poet X by Mr H
An extraordinary novel wherein the poetry of the narrative is the poetry of the central character as she describes her life and emotions. It is a clev . . .
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Wrenn Readers
Wellingborough, Northants
Huxlow SC
Mad Hatters
Southend Juniors
Who is the biggest bookworm?

Ella H
Josh N
Tom L
Thomas H
Evie S
Poppy B
Rishi R
Ben S
Title: Here Lies Arthur
Author: Philip Reeve
Winning Year: 2008

"There's nothing a man can do that can't be turned into a tale...". Britain. AD 500. Gwyna's new master Myrddin says he's not an enchanter, yet he works his own kind of magic. He turns Gwyna from a slave-girl into a goddess, a boy, and a spy - and A


Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is of Filipino heritage, and began her career as a journalist for the opposition press during the People Power Revolution before becoming an author. Her debut novel Tall Story won the Crystal Kite Award in 2011 and wa . .