CLWG: Children's Literature Web Guide

Guardian Award for Children's Fiction

Given annually by The Guardian for an outstanding work of fiction by a British or Comonwealth author, which was first published in the United Kingdom during the preceding year. Picture books, and books by previous winners are excluded from consideration.

*1998 - Henrietta Branford . Fire, Bed and Bone (Walker Books)

Other shortlisted titles:

*1997 - Melvin Burgess, Junk

*1996 - Philip Pullman, Northern Lights (His dark materials: book 1) (US title: The Golden Compass)

*1995 - Lesley Howarth, Maphead

*1994 - Sylvia Waugh, The Mennyms

*1993 - William Mayne, Low Tide

*1992 - Rachel Anderson, Paper Faces and Hilary McKay, The Exiles

*1991 - Robert Westall, The Kingdom by the Sea

*1990 - Anne Fine, Goggle-Eyes (Published in the US as My War with Goggle-Eyes

*1989 - Geraldine McCaughrean, A Pack of Lies

*1988 - Ruth Thomas, The Runaways

*1987 - James Aldridge, The True Story of Spit MacPhee

*1986 - Ann Pilling, Henry's Leg

*1985 - Ted Hughes, What is the Truth?

*1984 - Dick King-Smith, The Sheep-Pig (Published in the US as Babe, the Gallant Pig

*1983 - Anita Desai, The Village by the Sea

*1982 - Michelle Magorian, Goodnight Mister Tom

*1981 - Peter Carter, The Sentinels

*1980 - Ann Schlee, The Vandal

*1979 - Andrew Davies, Conrad's War

*1978 - Diana Wynne Jones, A Charmed Life

*1977 - Peter Dickinson, The Blue Hawk

*1976 - Nina Bawden, The Peppermint Pig

*1975 - Winifred Cawley, Gran at Coalgate

*1974 - Barbara Willard, The Iron Lily

*1973 - Richard Adams, Watership Down

*1972 - Gillian Avery, A Likely Lad

*1971 - John Christopher, The Guardians

*1970 - K.M. Peyton, Flambards (The Trilogy)

*1969 - Joan Aiken, The Whispering Mountain

*1968 - Alan Garner, The Owl Service

*1967 - Leon Garfield, Devil-in-the-Fog


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Thursday, May 21, 1998

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