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Guardian Children's Fiction Prize Longlist: 'Exciting, Beautiful, Bonkers'

Posted at 4:26PM Saturday 28 Jun 2014

No space for 'teenage misery lit' on a selection of novels for children that 'make make-believe seem real'


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