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We've just about got over yesterday's excitement - congrats once again to @_lufraser & @hindleyillos! Here's a special reading of The Littlest Yak from @yorkiebea @angellicabell @reallorraine @LaAlvestrand @mrjamesashton Axel Scheffler & Simon Johnson.
And if you missed our virtual ceremony (or want to watch @_lufraser and @hindleyillos win all over again), don't fret! You can still watch it over on our YouTube channel here https://t.co/GiZ7y5Kaxk #OBP21 #OscarsBookPrize
Huge congratulations to all of our shortlist for another stellar year and thanks to all the shortlisted publishers for entering @WalkerBooksUK @simonkids_UK @KidsBloomsbury @MacmillanKidsUK
THREE MINUTES TO GO!!! We can't WAIT to reveal our #OBP21 winner! Please join us for the livestreamed event on our YouTube channel, starting at 1pm: https://t.co/Y85lNGEbUv. Good luck to all of our fabulous shortlistees ⭐️⭐️⭐️🎉🎉🎉🍀🍀🍀
Less than thirty minutes to go until the digital doors open on our Oscar's Book Prize 2021 awards ceremony. We're so excited we might burst! Hop on over to YouTube at 1pm for more on our amazing shortlistees and to find out this year's winner #obp #obp21 https://t.co/1lpbdtb5hV
And finally The Hospital Dog: a timely, lively & heart-warming story from Julia Donaldson & Sara Ogilvie. Learn more about Dot, her owner Rose and all the patients they meet along the way in this thoroughly feel-good tail (sorry, we couldn’t resist) #obp #oscarsbookprize #obp21
Fifth comes @_lufraser and @hindleyillos's The Littlest Yak. A story about being confident about exactly who you are: even if who you are is a tiny little yak. #obp #oscarsbooksprize #obp21
Our fourth set of shortlistees are @SmritiPH and @dc_litchfield for their beautiful book Rain Before Rainbows. A tale of a girl and a friendly fox travelling from a place of loss, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. #obp #oscarsbookprize #obp21
Thirdly we have the brilliant & hilarious Would You Like A Banana? from award-winning illustrator @YasmeenMay published by @WalkerBooksUK - full of vivid & lively drawings which bring to life - & will have everyone laughing at - this all-too familiar family situation! 🦍🍌 #OBP21
Next up is I'm Sticking With You @SmritiPH @STUDIOAKA - a lovely book explaining the complexities of relationships and how sometimes even the best of friends can have a sticky moment! #obp #oscarsbookprize #obp21
First up is Meesha Makes Friends by @TomPercivalsays. This warm and affectionate book looks at the joys and difficulties of making and keeping friends, relating to others, and finding your place in the world.#obp #oscarsbookprize #obp21
And a very good morning to you all! Today's the day - we're just hours away from hearing who has won Oscar's Book Prize 2021. Who do you think it'll be? Let's remind ourselves of this year's brilliant shortlist #obp #oscarsbookprize #obp21
Last but by no means least is our shortlist film all about Meesha Makes Friends by @TomPercivalsays! #OBP21 judge @angellicabell reveals what is so special about this book & why it made her shortlist...and @TomPercivalsays gives us a sneak preview of what the story is all about!
Our next shortlist film is all about I'm Sticking with You by @SmritiPH and Steve Small @STUDIOAKA. #OBP21 judge Axel Scheffler shares why he loves this book so much AND @SmritiPH and Steve share their favourite parts of the story...
Next up, #OBP21 judge Simon Johnson chats about Would You Like a Banana? by @YasmeenMay and why he's delighted to see it on this year's shortlist. The book's creator @YasmeenMay shares how it feels to have been shortlisted! 🍌🦍
#OBP21 judge and Prize co-founder @LaAlvestrand shares why Rain Before Rainbows by @SmritiPH and @dc_litchfield made this year's shortlist in the next of our shortlist film series. Tune in to find out @SmritiPH's favourite part of the story! 🌈
Check out what @reallorraine had to say about The Littlest Yak by @_lufraser and @hindleyillos and why she loved this book so much in the next of our #OBP21 shortlist film series! @_lufraser also reveals her favourite page from the book and how it feels to be shortlisted...
We hope you have enjoyed reading all about this year's amazing #OscarsBookPrize shortlist! We'll be sharing more of our shortlist films next week before our big WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT on Tuesday 11th May! Just 4 days to go... 🎉🎊🏆 #OBP21
Hear Julia Donaldson talk about The Hospital Dog in her own words, along with judge @reallorraine, in the first of our special #OBP21 shortlist films... 🐶 #OscarsBookPrize @MacmillanKidsUK