Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Nominated for Independent Bookseller Award


Oct 29, 2008

Posted by SueTLC

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has been nominated for the Independent Bookseller Book Prize in the Children’s book category. The Times reports the winner of this award, “given to
the writer of the book most enjoyed by customers of specialist bookshops
across the UK,” will be announced on Friday.

Along with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, other books nominated include:

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

10 Responses to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Nominated for Independent Bookseller Award

Avatar Image says: Would we expect anything less? Congrats!Avatar Image says: I've read two on the list, Harry Potter of course, and the Invention of Hugo Cabret. It's a wonderful picture story book.Avatar Image says: Well, of the nominees I have read one. Guess which one? :PAvatar Image says: Yay! Please win, please win, please win...Avatar Image says: I think the subject matter of The Deathly Hallows is just a bit beyond 'a child's book". Not sure what the definition of 'child' is in UK.Avatar Image says: yeah... AWSOME! although im not surprized at all! lmao! its still really cool. and no, it shouldnt be under "childrens book" , unless kids there are used to reading books with ppl dying, making out, and the words "damn" and "?bloody hell" ... etc. lmao. YES! I THINK ABOUT THESE THINGS! lmaoAvatar Image says: Aw, geez, the children's category again. Harry Potter really has nothing in common with scary snowmen or these other "children's" books.Avatar Image says: I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPY!!!!! WELL, OF COURSE WE CANNOT EXPECT ANYTHING LESS THAN THIS FROM THE PEN OF JO. BUT I RECKON HARRY POTTER BOOKS (or movies) ARE MORE THAN JUST ....CHILDREN'S STUFF.THEY DESERVE BOOKER AND OSCAR resp.congrts to all the hp fans Avatar Image says: I am very_________________________HAPPY!!!!!!!!!Avatar Image says: I from in China. I am very happy!!!!!!!!

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