The Amazing Book Awards

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Friday 21st June 2024 - The ABA Awards Night

What a night!

The very first Amazing Book Awards night was, well, AMAZING!!

Huge thanks to all the students up and down the south coast who took part and voted for their favourite book – we really couldn’t have done it without you. Thanks also to our audience for coming out on the night and supporting us, it was so wonderful to see you all there. We hoped you had as much fun as we did!

  • To our finalist authors Andrew, Jill, Kevin, Mike and Phil, for writing such wonderful books and giving us the chance to read and enjoy them – thank you!
  • To Andrew Hammond who, let’s face it, was simply AWESOME, thank you for being such a wonderfully funny and gracious host.
  • To Susanna Quinn for presenting the awards in such style – thank you!

And so finally, it gives us GREAT pleasure to announce the winners of the 2012 Sussex Coast Schools Amazing Book Awards:

  • The BRONZE award was presented to Phil Earle for the wonderful Being Billy
  • The SILVER award was presented to Kevin Brooks for the awesome iBoy
  • And the GOLD award was presented to Mike Lancaster for the amazing 0.4

It really was a nail biting finish. The votes were so close, and I think we can all agree that all 5 books were simply amazing.

Keep checking the site. We’ll be uploading lots of photos over the next few days, and get
ready for September when we’ll be back and ready and raring for the 2013 ABAs!!!

Much love,
The ABA Team