2013 Shortlist Videos

You've seen the shortlist, you've read the excerpts; now hear this year's SCBA-nominated authors read from their books and give you a little insight into how they write. Join Julia Donaldson in making some paper dolls, discover the world's messiest bedroom with Chae Strathie, follow Mr Wolf through an eventful day, travel through time with Janis Mackay, sail down the River Styx with Barry Hutchison, and find out where Claire McFall and Diana Hendry find inspiration and beat writers' block. 

 

Bookbug Readers Category
3-7 Years
   
Paper Dolls cover
What's the Time Mr Wolf cover
Jumblebum cover

Paper Dolls
by Julia Donaldson
illustrated by Rebecca Cobb

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What's the Time, Mr Wolf?
by Debi Gliori

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Jumblebum
by Chae Strathie and Ben Cort

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Macmillan Bloomsbury Scholastic
Younger Readers Category
8-11 Years
   

Really Weird Removals cover

Black Tide
by Caroline Clough

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The Accidental Time Traveller
by Janis Mackay

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Really Weird Removals.com
by Daniela Sacerdoti

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Floris Floris Floris
Older Readers Category
12-16 Years
   

The Seeing
by Diana Hendry

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The Book of Doom
by Barry Hutchison

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Ferryman
by Claire McFall

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Bodley Head Harper Collins  Templar

 

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