[DWJ] Nominate your favourite Carnegie and Greenaway winner book ofall time

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 16:24:21 EST 2006


The Changeover is by Margaret Mahy isn't it?

(DWJ wrote a book called Changeover but it isn't a children's
book--more a sort of Evylyn Waugh romp.)

On 30/10/06, Belben, Philip (Energy Wholesale) <Philip.Belben at eon-uk.com> wrote:
> Since we're posting nominations here, I went for "Tom's Midnight
> Garden".  A fantasy well enough written to satisfy my demanding Aunt R,
> and I love it anyway.
>
> I too didn't recognise enough of the picture books to nominate anything
> in the second category.
>
> But I found it interesting how people on the list are choosing such
> different books.  I suppose it shows how broad DWJ's appeal is!  I've
> only read "The Changeover" once, for example, and while it was good, it
> didn't strike me as particularly special.  The Little White Horse was a
> book so unmemorable that I bought a second copy because I thought I
> hadn't read it.  And I could never have brought myself to vote for
> "Northern Lights"...
>
> Philip.
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