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Take Away the A wins the English 4-11 Picture Book Award

11/05/2016 12:33

Michaël Escoffier and Kris di Giacomo’s Take Away the A is an alphabet book like no other. Aside from being packed full of wordplay and humour, Take Away the A can now be called an award-winning picture book.

Michaël Escoffier and Kris di Giacomo’s Take Away the A is an alphabet book like no other. Aside from being packed full of wordplay and humour, Take Away the A can now be called an award-winning picture book.

We are delighted to announce that Take Away the A has won the 2016 English 4-11 Picture Book Award in the non-fiction category for 4-7 year olds.

The English 4-11 Picture Book Awards were established in 1995 by the English Association with the aim to celebrate excellent picture books relevant for children of all ages. The award is judged by a panel of teacher and primary specialists.

 

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Alongside Take Away the A, I Am Henry Finch by Alex Deacon and Viviane Schwarz won the award in the 4-7 fiction category. Levi Pinfold’s Greenling was announced as the winner for the 7-11 fiction category, whilst The Wonder Garden by Jenny Broom won the 7-11 non-fiction award.

All four books were picked for their imaginative, engrossing and illuminating qualities.

Well done to Michaël, Kris and the rest of the award winners!