Winners of the Terramaxka Book Prize 2016

Malta Book Festival event

The National Book Council is proud to announce the winners of the Terramaxka Prize 2016 – a national prize for books written for children and adolescents throughout 2015. Winners were announced on Tuesday 7th November 2016 during the official opening of the Malta Book Festival (9-13th NOV) at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta in the presence of all Prize participants, Festival exhibitors and other special guests. These winning titles will be celebrated during Festival mornings in a series of activities organized for visiting school children. Following are all winning titles of the Terramaxka Prize in their respective categories.

 

Category: ORIGINAL WORK: BOOKS FOR CHILDREN (AGES 0-7)

Mingu by Clare Azzopardi (Merlin Publishers Limited).

 

Category: ORIGINAL WORK: BOOKS FOR CHILDREN (AGES 8-12)

Irvin Vella Investigatur Virtwali: il-Każ Manduca by John A. Bonello (Merlin Publishers Limited).

 

Category: ORIGINAL WORK: BOOKS FOR ADOLESCENTS (AGES 13-16)

Djamantini by Kulleġġ Santa Klara, Skola Sekondarja, Pembroke.

 

Category: TRANSLATION: BOOKS TRANSLATED INTO MALTESE (AGES 0-7)

Vjoletta by Loranne Vella (Merlin Publishers Limited)
translation of ‘Violeta’ by Abril Calero.

 

Category: TRANSLATION: BOOKS TRANSLATED INTO MALTESE (AGES 8-12)

Il-Leġenda ta’ San Ġorġ u d-Dragun by Pierre J. Mejlak (Merlin Publishers Limited)
translation of ‘La llegenda de Sant Jordi i el Drac’ by Laura Vaqué.

 

Prize for BEST BOOK PRODUCTION: TERRAMAXKA BOOK PRIZE 2015

Merlin Publishers Limited for Mingu by Clare Azzopardi.

 

Prize for ILLUSTRATOR OF WINNING BOOK IN THE ORIGINAL WORKS: BOOKS FOR CHILDREN (AGES 0-7)

Lisa Falzon for Mingu.

 

Prize for ILLUSTRATOR OF WINNING BOOK IN THE ORIGINAL WORKS: BOOKS FOR CHILDREN (AGES 8-12) CATEGORY

Lisa Falzon for Irvin Vella Investigatur Virtwali: il-Kaz Manduca.

 

For more info about the Festival five-day cultural programme of events:

Web: http://ktieb.org.mt/?page_id=137

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1951963831697045/

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