27Aug

Hurricane Gold Shortlisted For BA Book Prize

Filed under: Hurricane Gold on Aug 27, 2008 at 2:07 pm

[singlepic=60,320,240,watermark,right]The Young Bond Dossier reports that Hurricane Gold was shortlisted for the Booksellers Association’s of Independent Booksellers Book Prize (this is why they typically abbreviate to “BA”) for 2008 in the Children’s category. Good luck to Charlie, but he’s also gotta contend with J.K. Rowling’s final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and to a lesser extent Anthony Horowitz’s Snakehead.

The winner will be announced on 31 October.

Shortlisted children’s books:

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

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