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

Judith Ridge Judith.Ridge at det.nsw.edu.au
Mon Oct 30 18:08:47 EST 2006

On 31/10/06 8:24 AM, "Farah Mendlesohn" <farah.sf at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:

>> 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.

I think Philip was saying that the various books people have been voting for
demonstrates the diversity  of DWJ's fans (and their tastes), not that he
thinks this is the DWJ Changeover rather than the Mahy...

I haven't voted yet--too hard to decide!


Judith Ridge
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The School Magazine
Celebrating 90 Years‹1916-2006
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