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HIBA 2013 – The Results

Last term Year Five took part in the Hampshire Illustrated Book Award (HIBA) for the third year running. Pompeii joined children from over 150 local schools in reading, evaluating and judging a shortlist of six Picture Books for Older Readers.
This year’s shortlist included;
  • Maude: The Not-So-Noticeable Shrimpton by Lauren Child & Tricia Krauss
  • Spider and the Fly by Tony DiTerlizzi
  • Pirate Next Door by Johny Duddle
  • Frank Show by David Mackintosh
  • Black Dog by Levi Pinfold
  • How Dinosaurs Really Work by Alan Snow


Children voted for their favourite title in November 2013, we are pleased to announce that the most popular book throughout our county is...

...Pirates Next Door by Johny Duddle!!!

This book will now be known throughout Hampshire as an exciting book which has been recommended by Year Five pupils. Congratulations to everyone who took on the responsibility of voting. Why not visit our Library to discover what over Picture Books we have available for loan?