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Kids Choose Harry Potter

Posted by: Edward
March 31, 2007, 08:31 PM

The Harry Potter book series received up top honors in the category of “Favorite Book” tonight at this years Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The awards are based on voting from viewers all over the world and the winner receives a unique (and bright orange) blimp trophy. Over 25 millionContinued...

Books

Nick Kids' Choice Awards Voting Opens

Posted by: Edward
March 06, 2007, 10:06 PM

Voting is now open for the 2007 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards where the Harry Potter series has been nominated in the “Favorite Book” category. You are now able to vote via Nick.com in this category as well as all the others. As we previously reported the Justin TimberlakeContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling, Scotland Woman of Influence

Posted by: sue
March 06, 2007, 07:58 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been selected as one of the finalists for the NCH Scotland Women of Influence Awards. Jo is one of five women nominated "who have worked hard to improve the lifestyles and education of children." The winner will be announced at a luncheon this Sunday, March 11Continued...

Film Awards

Harry Potter Films Top New UK Poll

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2007, 11:25 AM

In a new survey conducted in the UK, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was voted the most favorite British-made children's feature film. Conducted by First Light Movies and the UK Film Council, results of the poll showed:

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone came first with 34% of the poll,Continued...

Honors/Awards

Harry Potter Books Nominated for 2007 Kid's Choice Awards

Posted by: sue
February 05, 2007, 10:07 PM

Nickelodeon sent out a press release tonight announcing the nominees for the 2007 Kid's Choice awards, and the Harry Potter novels have been nominated again in the "Favorite Book" category. Up against other books such as How to Eat Fried Worms, Island of the Blue Dolphins,Continued...

Griffiths

Griffiths, de la Tour Nominated for BAFTAs

Posted by: Melissa
January 12, 2007, 09:25 AM

Nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards have been announced, and Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) and Frances de la Tour (Madame Maxime) have been recognized for their performances in the film version of "The History Boys." Mr. Griffiths has been nominatedContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince a Kids' Pick for 2007

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2006, 09:41 AM

The results of a new poll are in which show Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling, is the top read for children in the fourth through sixth grades. Over 2,800 children voted recently in the Scholastic "Kids' Pick For 2007" poll, which was held as a prelude to their annualContinued...

Gambon

Theatregoers' Choice Award Nominees Include Gambon, Margolyes

Posted by: Melissa
December 02, 2006, 04:22 PM

Nominees for the WhatsOnStage.com Theatregoers' Choice Awards were announced at a gala luncheon in London's West End yesterday, and include Harry Potter cast members Michael Gambon (Dumbledore) and Miriam Margolyes (Professor Sprout). Mr. Gambon was nominated for Best Solo PerformanceContinued...

Book Awards

"Half-Blood Prince" Wins Scottish Book Award; JKR Sends Thank You Message

Posted by: sue
November 27, 2006, 11:06 PM

A few weeks ago, we first told you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince had been nominated for a Scottish Children's Book Award. Those awards have now been announced, and Half-Blood Prince was declared the winner in the "Younger readers-8-12 years" category.Continued...

Film Awards

GoF Wins Children's BAFTA; Rupert Grint, Phelps Twins Attend Ceremony

Posted by: sue
November 26, 2006, 04:50 PM

As we told you previously, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire had been nominated at the Children's BAFTAs in two categories. These awards were held tonight in London, England, and while the film lost tonight in the "Best Film" category (Wallace and Gromit won)Continued...

Fry

Stephen Fry Nominated as Greatest Living British Cultural Icon

Posted by: Melissa
November 10, 2006, 05:53 PM

Stephen Fry, narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks, is one of ten people nominated as Britain's greatest living cultural icon on the BBC2 program, "The Culture Show." The ten nominees selected through online voting also include playwright Alan Bennett, singersContinued...

GoFFilm

Kid's BAFTA Voting Now Open

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2006, 09:06 AM

Previously we first told you that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire had received two nominations at the Kid's BAFTAs, including Best Film. Now, You can also vote online for your favorite film of the year at the British Academy Children's Film & Television Awards. You may only vote once via this link, withContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Voted Favorite Young Adult Book

Posted by: Melissa
November 07, 2006, 11:00 AM

The American Library Aassociation announced that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was voted the favorite book of teen readers in its annual "Teens' Top Ten" poll. Over 5,000 votes cast online during Teen Read Week (October 15-21) were combined with results of a separateContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling, A Hero of Our Time

Posted by: sue
November 05, 2006, 07:08 PM

In honor of sixty years of publication, Time Europe has published a special edition of the magazine featuring "60 Years of Heroes" which include Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. In the company of others such as Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pope John Paul II, and Bono, the magazine writes of our favoriteContinued...

Book Awards

"Half-Blood Prince" Nominated for Scottish Children's Book Award

Posted by: sue
November 03, 2006, 02:45 PM

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling is among those nominated at the Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children's Books. Included in the "Younger readers – 8-12 years" category, these awards are presented to "recognise excellenceContinued...

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