MISSION:EXPLORE announced on Educational Writers’ Awards Shortlist

From the Society of Authors:

Bringing the World Around Us to Life

2011 Educational Writers’ Award Shortlist Announced

The four non-fiction titles on the shortlist for the 2011 Educational Writers’ Award, announced today, all excel in bringing the natural world to life for young readers aged 5-11. They are:

MISSION: EXPLORE The Geography Collective Can of Worms Press

‘A brave book which encourages children to explore the world around them, developing their curiosity, confidence and courage along the way…’

The 2011 Award focused on books for 5-11 year olds, published in 2009 and 2010. This year’s judges were children’s  writer Nicola Davies; teacher Chris Freudenberg and librarian Fiona Kirk .

The winner of the 2011 Educational Writers’ Award will be announced at the All Party Writers Group (APWG) Winter Reception at the House of Commons on Tuesday 6th December. The winning author will receive a cheque for £2000.

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