Kiran Millwood Hargrave Wins Waterstones Gift of the Year 2021

3rd December 2021

We’re over the moon to announce that Kiran Millwood Hargrave has won the Waterstones Children’s Gift of the Year for her stunning JULIA AND THE SHARK. A timeless story of family, hope and environmental crisis from the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winning author of The Girl of Ink and Stars that is also a stunning work of visual art, Julia and the Shark has been taken to our booksellers’ hearts like no other children’s novel.

The book is a collaboration between Kiran and her husband Tom de Freston, the hugely talented artist, whose stunning illustrations bring her words to life.

Follow the link below to see why Waterstones loved JULIA AND THE SHARK:
https://www.waterstones.com/category/cultural-highlights/book-awards/the…