The winning book voted by Hull school children is...
“All the Things that Could go Wrong” by Stewart Foster
Our pupils read and reviewed the five nominated titles and attended the book award debate, where they discussed the books with pupils from other schools, met the authors of all the nominated books, and finally voted for their favourite book.
What our pupils said about taking part in the James Reckitt Hull Children’s Book Awards…
I loved attending the Book Awards. It was a great opportunity to meet some fabulous authors and illustrators. My favourite book was “Evies Ghost” and I was able to talk to the author Helen Peters about it. It was the best day of my life, and I can’t wait for next years book awards! - Olivia Tworek 7JBo
The day was good, and the authors who were there shared some great stories and inspiring tips. It was a great experience! - Caitlin Wilkins 9DTh
I thought today was really fun and I would recommend it to other students who enjoy reading. The best author definitely won! – Georgina Gilchrist 8CDo
I really enjoyed today. My favourite book won! I enjoyed the part when Stewart Foster told us the story about his friend who has OCD and the bird poo. - Jay Wilson 8CDo
Today at the Book awards it was really social and relaxed environment. We felt free to ask questions and discuss the books with other students and Librarians. Overall it was a fantastic day! – Faith Berry 7JBo