And the winner is…

by Kathryn Evans

The last few days have been unbelievable – first the Carnegie nomination and now this…you guys did this, you awesome, wonderful, lovely, amazing folk – THANK YOU.

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More of Me has WON the Edinburgh International Festival First Book Award and YOU made it happen.

There are not enough thank yous in the world but here are some:

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Here’s a bit of what I officially said:

I am stunned to have won this award – when I saw the calibre of the other authors I thought I didn’t have a hope. So often children’s fiction is seen as the poor cousin to adult books – yet in it, we tackle some of the hardest subjects in the most innovative of ways. I am so proud to hold the banner up for YA fiction.

You can read the rest here.

Or in The Book Seller !!

And if you want to read it for yourself, well, Amazon’s the easiest route but you can also use Hive or Waterstones or go to your High Street book store or library.

Oh and…

THANK YOU

 

 

7 Comments Add yours

  1. Sally Poyton says:

    HUGE Congratulations!

    1. Kathryn Evans says:

      Thank you! I can’t quite believe it!

  2. cat jones says:

    That’s such brilliant news. Congratulations! You really deserve this.
    Cath

  3. Brilliant! Congratulations. It is a really wonderful book. Deserves the award! xxx

  4. Very well done, Kathy – huge congratulation – we are all delighted for you

    1. Kathryn Evans says:

      Thank you – I am thrilled to bits!

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