Jaki Brien (Editor) Word Weaving: Stories and Poems for Children from the Cheshire Prize for Literature 2005
A collection of the best entries for the Cheshire Prize for Literature 2005, which was for an original and previously unpublished piece of writing for children.
The 18 stories and 2 poems in the anthology include the eventual prize winners. The First Prize was won by David Whitley and the Runner-Up Prizes by Tricia Durdey and Sheila Powell, while John Mead won the Prize awarded for the entry that most impressed an advisory panel of young readers.
The book also contains an introduction by the former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo, who contributed to the final stages of the judging.