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The Branford Boase Award 2021

The Branford Boase Award was set up in memory of outstanding author Henrietta Branford and her editor Wendy Boase of Walker Books, who both died in 1999, and is unique in honouring editor as well as author.

The Award is made annually to the most promising book for 7+ by a first-time novelist. The shortlist is announced in May each year and the website features interviews with authors etc.

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Winner: Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray. Illustrated by Manuel Ŝumberac (Puffin. ISBN: 978-0241384435)

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