Monday, 10 September 2018

Proud Plums- Shortlisted Nominations for the 2018 North Somerset Teachers' Book Award

Many congratulations to our illustrators Christine Pym and Jonny Lambert, whose books Goat's Coat and Look Out, It's a Dragon! have both been shortlisted in the 2018 North Somerset Teachers' Book Award!

The North Somerset Teachers' Book Award was founded by the 'Just About Books' teachers' book group, and 'was born out of a desire to celebrate the very best in children's literature' ( -North Somerset Teachers' Book Award).

The North Somerset Teachers' Book Award was founded by the 'Just About Books' teachers' book group, and 'was born out of a desire to celebrate the very best in children's literature' ( -North Somerset Teachers' Book Award)


Just About Books is linked to the 'Federation of Children's Book Groups' North Somerset branch, and they meet regularly to discuss a children's literature. After being asked for many recommendations for books to use in the classroom and at home, the group made a decision to create an award to 'support teachers in the role they play in developing reading for pleasure and creating life long readers.' (-North Somerset Teachers' Book Award).

There are 6 categories in the award that incorporate all formats of text: 

To read more about the award and categories, visit the North Somerset Teachers' Book Award website here: http://www.northsomersetteachersbookaward.com/about/ 

A huge congrats again to our illustrators for this fantastic nomination, from some very proud Plums! 

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