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Carnegie Cranes
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Group status: Hooray! We have finished all our exams and are going on some great trips!

Wed Wabbit by Luis
What I liked about this book is that it is quite imaginative, reminds me of when I was younger and watched shows on CBeebies. I enjoyed this book a lo . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Cc
Beyond the Bright Sea is a brilliant book, and I definitely think it is worthy of the Carnegie Award. It's about a girl who was found as a baby washed . . .
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Release by Cc
Release is extremely different, and quite shocking, too. It's about a boy who is having trouble with his relationships, as well as an analogy story of . . .
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Where the World Ends by Cc
Where the World Ends is my favourite book, and it's right up my street. It is about a boy who goes bird hunting in the eighteenth century off the c . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Cc
Wed Wabbit is a very unique book, however I found it extremely childish. It is about a girl who finds herself in an imaginary world of her little sist . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ellie
This book was a great book to read. Not too childish and not too mature, the perfect style for this age group.There were many things I liked about thi . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Tia
Wed Wabbit is a book about a girl called Fidge, her sister Minnie and her cousin Graham. Minnie is involved in an accident and so Fidge stays with Gra . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Ellie
I did not like Wed Wabbit. I admit, it was a fun book to read and it took me back to my childhood, but it was too childish. I do not feel that it sho . . .
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Saint Death by Ellie
Saint Death was very intriguing. I liked it a lot, it kept me gripped, I always wanted to know what happened next. It was a very dark book, I read so . . .
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Release by Ellie
Release was certainly....interesting. There is a lot of detail about sex and, sometimes, you are just like 'TMI dude...' I thought the parts about th . . .
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Ditcheat Primary School
Upton Noble C of E VC Primary School
Shepton Mallet,
What was your favourite shortlisted book?

Wed Wabbit
Saint Death
Beyond the Bright Sea
Where The World Ends
After The Fire
Title: Each Peach Pear Plum
Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg
Winning Year: 1978

We remember this book from when we were very young! The illustrations are amazing and so detailed.


Lauren Wolk

Lauren Wolk graduated from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women’s Project of the St. Paul American Indian Centre, and then worked as both an editor and an Englis . . .