Tower Hamlets Book Award Winner 2014

Wild Boy, by Rob Lloyd Jones wild boy for web

Congratulations to Rob, who inspired pupils to vote for his book at the 8th annual Tower Hamlets Book Award. Berlie Doherty was the runner up with The Company of Ghosts.

Berlie, Gill Lewis and Sita Brahmachari were present at the finale to be entertained by performances based on the shortlisted books. Guardian Angels primary school were the winners with their presentation of My Friend the Enemy by Dan Smith.

We would like to thank Berlie, Sita and Gill for their time and Swanlea secondary school for hosting the event.

2014 Judges
Sita, Berlie and Gill announce the winner of the presentation competition
2014 Mouse bird snake wolf
St Pauls Primary School performing ‘Mouse, Bird, Snake, Wolf’
2014 Wild Boy
Blue Gate Fields Junior School performing ‘Wild Boy’ with added hairiness.

We welcome all feedback about the award

Bookmark competition

Well done to our winners for the bookmark competition. We received so many great designs that it was a very difficult task to pick the winners, but below are the 6 postcards that will be printed next year as part of the 2015 Book Award publicity.

2014BookmarkwinnersFrom left to right/ top to bottom:

  • Amathullah Siddiqah, Marion Richardson Primary School
  • Kelly Smith, St Johns Primary School
  • Zara Qaisar Sandhu, Swanlea School
  • Samuel Lutukai, St Pauls Primary School
  • Yasmin Tuala, Blue Gate Fields Junior School
  • Heeba Tahsin, William Davis Primary School
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