The People's Book Prize Shortlist 2009/10 -  Children :: Non Fiction :: Fiction

Philip J King - Bluey Meets Father Christmas - Published by The Jolly Publishing Company Ltd (TJPC)
ISBN 0954910613 Category Children's, 4 - 8 yrs with 22 colour illustrations TPBP Winner December 2009
Pilip King - Peoples Book prize
Philip King just ended a period of 26 years as an estate agent to have more time to write. He is halfway through a murder mystery called Rainbow Valley - a proposed television series about estate agents. From 1972 to 1982 King was a DJ. He grew up in the family bakers and started working at the age of ten. King is married with two grown up children and lives in Farnham, Surrey.

Susan Morris - Fritha's Summer - Published by MPress Books Ltd.
ISBN 978-0-9551886-6-4 Category 9-12 yrs - TPBP Winner July 2009
Susan Morris - Peoples Book Prize
JSusan Morris read English at Oxford University. In her career as a teacher she has taught English and Creative Writing in schools and Colleges of Further Education. She has had short stories and articles published in national magazines. She has two daughters and lives in Cornwall beside the sea.

SALLY MULHOLLAND AND LAMORNA BONNER-OAKEY - When Dinosaurs Came to Town - Published by Arthur H Stockwell Ltd
ISBN 9780722339480  TPBP Winner May 2010
Sally Mulholland and Lamorna Bonner Oakley
Sally Mulholland recently obtained a degree in Educational Studies, and is a mum of two. Lamorna is a self-taught artist whose work has been short-listed at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2008 in London and is a mum of three and grandmother. 

Adam Perrott - Eerie Deirdre Darkly - Published by Clementine Publishing
ISBN 978-0955903915 Category Children's humour / 7-11 yrs / 4 illustrations - Winner TPBP February 2010
Adam Perrott - Peoples Book Prize
Adam started his career around books as a bookseller for Hammicks, Ottakers and then Waterstones. The birth of his first child saw him leaving work to concentrate on caring for his son and writing full time. Eerie Deirdre Darkly is his first book and is the first in a series. 

Preston Rutt - Tortoise vs Hare - Published by Meadowside Children's Books Category Picture Book 4-6 years old - TPBP Winner March 2010 Preston Rutt
Ever since he first held a crayon, Preston Rutt has loved writing. He started by writing all over the wallpaper and took things from there. 30 years, three schools, one university and six advertising agencies, later, Preston loves writing more than ever; living in Kew with his writer wife, and son Archie.

David Walliams - Mr. Stink - Published by Harper Collins Children's Books
ISBN 978-0-00-727905-0 Category 9+ yrs, 30 b&w illustrations - TPBP Winner January 2010
David Walliams - Peoples Book Prize
David Walliams is an actor and writer best known for his work with Matt Lucas in the multi-award winning sketch show Little Britain. His first novel was The Boy in the Dress, which had great success. This is his second and most recent novel.
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