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Hillingdon Picture Book of Year 2015

This award is aimed at young people in Year 2.

Book awards

The winner of the Hillingdon Picture Book of the Year is...

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

The Day the Crayons Quit - Drew Daywalt

The Worshipful the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor George Cooper announced the winning title at this year's finale event. Pupils from 9 of Hillingdon's Primary schools performed presentations on their favourite book. 

The event was held at the Middlesex Suite on Thursday 25 June and hosted by children's comic, Mark Jones. 

The audience was treated to a magical talk by author Nicholas Allan, who read a selection of his books including Cinderella's Bum and The Queen's Knickers. Nicholas kept the audience spell bound with a wacky mix of stories, drawing and magic. 

Author Nicolas Allan at Picture BOTY2015

The Schools' Library Service, school teachers, librarians and volunteers from sponsors General Mills were treated to a wide variety of pupil presentations that included songs, drama and some spectacular costumes. Pupils also brought along some great artwork inspired by the books they most enjoyed, the models and posters will be on display in local libraries during July. 

Hillingdon Primary were the winners of Hillingdon Picture Book of the Year school presentation 2015

Hillingdon Primary Winners  

2nd Place Oak Farm Infants  

Oak Farm Infant School came second

3rd Place Newnham Infant  

Newnham Infant School came third


Below are some of the models and artwork produced by pupils

Picture BOTY 2015 Artwork example 1   Picture BOTY 2015 Artwork example 2


The books shortlisted for the award were:

Here be monsters - Jonathan Emmett   The Day the Crayons Quit - Drew Daywalt   Mighty Small ‘Baddie Pants, Beware!’ - Timothy Knapman   Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar - Emily MacKenzie   The First Hippo on the Moon - David Walliams   Chicken Clicking - Jeanne Willis


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