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Costa Award Winner

Costa Award Winner

Katherine Rundell has recently won the Costa Children's Book Award with her latest novel, `The Explorer'.


The awards celebrate the most outstanding books of the year written by authors based in the UK and Ireland.


The judges described it as “a glorious read and a timeless voyage of wonder.”



The Costa Book Awards have five categories:

  • Novel
  • Children's Book
  • Biography
  • Poetry
  • First Novel


At the end of the month, one of the above will be announced as the overall winner of the Costa Book of the Year.



`The Explorer' is an exciting adventure, the  story of four children fighting for survival in the Amazon rainforest! Losing hope of ever being rescued, can they ever return home?When the four children discover that someone has been there before them, could this be a way to escape the jungle?


Also written by Katherine Rundell:

`Rooftoppers' - a mixture of fantasy and historical fiction.

`The Wolf Wilder' - a story of revolution and adventure set in Russia.



The Explorer is on order and coming soon to our library!



 Click on the link below to view a short clip about the book.

  • Horsenden Primary School
  • Horsenden Lane North
  • Greenford
  • Middlesex
  • UB6 0PB
  • United Kingdom
  • Tel: 020 8422 5985
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