1. BA Book Prize Nomination For Charlie Higson's 'Hurricane Gold'

    By Devin Zydel on 2008-08-27

    Charlie Higson’s Hurricane Gold

    The Young Bond Dossier reports the news today that Hurricane Gold for the 2008 Booksellers Association’s Independent Booksellers Book Prize.

    The fourth Young James Bond adventure is up for the award along with nine other children’s books selected by independent members of the BA. Voting will take place in September and October, with the final winner to be announced on 31 October.

    The full listing includes:

    • Paddington Here and Now – Michael Bond
    • I’m Really Ever So Not Well: Charlie & Lola – Lauren Child
    • Hurricane Gold – Charlie Higson
    • Snakehead – Anthony Horowitz
    • Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing with Fire – Derek Landy
    • The Sleepwalker: (CHERUB) – Robert Muchamore
    • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J K Rowling
    • The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick
    • Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman – Francesca Simon
    • Mr Gum and the Power Crystals – Andy Stanton/David Tazzyman

    Here’s hoping for Higson and Hurricane Gold!

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