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November 12, 2011

Ribblestrop scoops Guardian Children’s Book Award

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| By Caroline Horn

Return to Ribblestrop by Andy Mulligan (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) has been awarded the Guardian Children’s Book Award, beating off shortlisted titles including David Almond’s My Name is Mina and Simon Mason’s Moon Pie yesterday.

The book is about a boarding school called Ribblestrop where the children call the shots. The first title in the series, Ribblestrop, was also shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize but despite its literary successes, sales have been modest.

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