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The Little Award 2017 Winners are..

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The Good People by Hannah Kent (Adult) & The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Children)


We read lots of books and The Little Award is our way of celebrating our favourite books of the year for adults and children.

Our fantastic shortlist for 2017:


Top Five


Top Five


The Baileys Women's Prize 2017

Congratulations to Naomi Alderman for winning the BAILEY'S Women's Prize for Fiction 2017! 'The Power' is wild and shocking... we love it!













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  The Costa Book Prize 

Congratulations to the winners of the Costa Book Awards, 2017.

Inside the Wave by Helen Dunmore is the Costa Book of the Year 2017.














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Man Booker Prize 2017

Congratulations to George Saunders on winning the Man Booker Prize with his first novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo'. We can safely say it is unlike anything else we have ever read!


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Radio 4 Book at Bedtime


From 22nd January 2018

The Red-Haired Woman

by Orhan Pamuk

On the Radio

At the Cinema



The Maze Runner: Death Cure

by James Dashner






Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L'Engle


Radio 4 Book of the Week


From 29th January 2018

No Place to Lay One's Head

by Francoise Frenkel

the power

Adult - Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller. The Good People by Hannah Kent. The Summer Before the War by  Helen Simonson. Modern Calligraphy by Lucy Edmonds. Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland. The Optician of Lampedusa by Emma-Jane Kirby.#RecipeShorts: Delicious Dishes in 140 characters by Andrea Stewart.


Children - I Am Going To Eat This Ant! by Chris Naylor Ballesteros. Pugs of the Frozen North by Phillip Reeve. 101 Brilliant Things for Kids to do with Science by Dawn Isaac. Dave's Cave by Fran Preston- Gannon . The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave. Ministry of Strange Unusual and Impossible Things by Paul Gamble. Edgar the Sausage Inspector by Jan Fearnley.

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