Costa Children Book Award announced
1st February 2016
The award goes to Frances Hardinge for The Lie Tree. Frances also won the Costa Book of the Year award for this title.
About the book: When Faith’s father is found dead under mysterious circumstances, she is determined to untangle the truth from the lies. Searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. A tree that feeds off whispered lies and bears fruit that reveals hidden secrets. But as Faith’s untruths spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter....
See Costa Book Award website for more information.