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GLOW Book Award winners announced

With sparkly bow ties, gold envelopes and a hall decorated with 4 large helium filled balloons shaped in the letters G, L, O and W it was time for the annual GLOW (Great Love of Words) awards today- celebrating the fantastic books children have read and enjoyed this year.


The GLOW award winners this year were...

  • Reception: What's in the Witches Kitchen? by Nick Sharratt
  • Year 1: Paddington in London by Michael Bond
  • Year 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
  • Year 3: Short stories series by Paul Jennings
  • Year 4: Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
  • Year 5: The Tom Gates series by Liz Pichon
  • Year 6: The Maze Runner series by James Dashner


A visitor from the Richmond Library service also came to talk to children about the Summer Reading challenge 'Record Breakers'. 


A list of all the nominations can be found at, so that children will have a good starting place to choose their summer reading.