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Hillingdon Primary Book of the Year 2017

The winner is The Haunting of Jessop Rise by Danny Weston.

Book awards

The best presentation award went to Cranford Park Junior, seen here receiving their certificates from the Hillingdon Mayor, Councillor Carol Melvin

Cranford Park Junior, seen here receiving their certificates from the Hillingdon Mayor, Councillor Carol Melvin

Brookside Junior School were excited to perform their presentation based on "Cogheart" in front of it's author, our special guest, Peter Bunzl

Brookside Junior School with author Peter Bunzl


This award is aimed at young people in Year 6.

Beetle Boy - MG Leonard

Beetle Boy - MG Leonard

Darkus is miserable. His dad has disappeared, and now he is living next door to the most disgusting neighbours ever. A giant beetle called Baxter comes to his rescue. But can the two solve the mystery of his dad's disappearance, especially when links emerge to cruel Lucretia Cutter and her penchant for beetle jewellery? A coffee-mug mountain, home to a million insects, could provide the answer - if Darkus and Baxter are brave enough to find it.

Cogheart - Peter Bunzl

Cogheart - Peter Bunzl

Lily's life is in mortal peril. Her father is missing and now silver-eyed men stalk her through the shadows. What could they want from her?
With her friends - Robert, the clockmaker's son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox - Lily is plunged into a murky and menacing world. Too soon Lily realizes that those she holds dear may be the very ones to break her heart...
Murder, mayhem and mystery meet in this gripping Victorian adventure.

Spirit of the Jungle - Bear Grylls

Spirit of the Jungle - Bear Grylls

After being washed away down the Wainganga River during a flash flood, Mak wakes up alone in the Indian jungle. The jungle is full of danger - poisonous snakes, cunning monkeys and desperate poachers - and every step Mak takes might be his last. Mak finds help and friendship from other jungle creatures, but he will need all his skill and luck to survive and make his way back home.

The Haunting of Jessop Rise - Danny Weston

The Haunting of Jessop Rise - Danny Weston

Alone and penniless after his father is killed in a cotton mill accident, fourteen-year-old William faces the rest of his childhood in a brutal workhouse. Then his long-estranged uncle Seth sends for him, and William thinks his fortunes are changing. 

But arriving at Uncle Seth's grand house in North Wales, Jessop Rise, William encounters a ghostly figure. It soon becomes clear that the place is haunted by more than just one ghost. 
But who are the spectral creatures that prowl about the estate? What are they trying to tell William? And what is the dark secret that Uncle Seth has been keeping for so long? As William uncovers the clues, he finds himself caught up in a dark and terrifying mystery.

My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord - David Solomons

My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord - David Solomons

Zack and Lara have superpowers. Luke has new school shoes and a burning sense of resentment. He KNOWS that aliens disguised as gym teachers are about to attack Earth but will anyone listen? No. So one dodgy pact with a self-styled supervillain later, and Luke is ready to save the world. He just needs to find his trainers.

 

Miraculous Miranda - Siobhan Parkinson

Miraculous Miranda - Siobhan Parkinson

Miranda has a Big Imagination, and always wins Word of the Day at school. When her sister Gemma is taken into hospital, Miranda escapes into her own fantasy land, Magnanimous. With giraffe police, ham sandwich trees and a Crystal-Clear Glass Hospital for Getting-Better Children, Magnanimous grows and grows. As her sister gets worse, things Miranda writes seem to trigger small miracles she has been asking for: her gran stops smoking, horrible Darren Hoey is nice to her ... Can Miranda write a miracle for her sister?

 

 

 

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