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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half- Blood Prince Nominated for British Book of the Year Award

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2006, 08:21 AM

We have some good news this morning as Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been nominated at the British Book Awards as one of the best of the year. In awards announced today, the sixth Harry Potter book by J.K. Rowling was among those shortlisted for the WH Smith BookContinued...


GoF, HP Books Nominated for Kids' Choice Awards

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2006, 12:33 PM

It's award season, folks, and Harry Potter has scored two more nominations, this time for Nickelodeon's 19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been nominated for Favorite Movie and the Harry Potter book series has been nominated in the Favorite bookContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Wins Recognition from American Library Association

Posted by: sue
January 26, 2006, 03:29 PM

At a conference over the weekend, the American Library Association named Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to the list of Best Books for Young Adults. According to their website, "the books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literatureContinued...


Jim Dale Named Children's Audiobook Narrator of the Year

Posted by: Melissa
January 11, 2006, 09:14 PM

Publisher's Weekly has named Jim Dale, narrator of the US Harry Potter audiobooks, Children's Audiobook Narrator of the Year. In a short question and answer article in that publication's January 2 issue, Mr. Dale discusses winning a GRAMMY award, what he most enjoys about recordingContinued...

Book Awards

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Wins Oppenheim Award

Posted by: sue
January 04, 2006, 12:45 PM

We know this news is slow in coming but The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio 2006 Platinum Awards were announced and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was named as one of the best books for children in the" Early School Years" category. The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio is an independentContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K.Rowling Wins Henson Award

Posted by: sue
December 21, 2005, 11:00 PM

It was announced today that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has won the highest honor from the Jim Henson company. These awards, in their inaugural year, are going to persons who most reflect" the core values and philosophy of Jim Henson and the company he founded in1955." Jim Henson is known world wideContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Named "TIME for Kids" Person of the Year

Posted by: sue
December 18, 2005, 09:34 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been named by the magazine "TIME for Kids" as their Person of the Year. Readers of this children's magazine selected our favorite author for this award over others such as Lance Armstrong, disaster relief volunteers, and even the Chicago WhiteContinued...