Costa Book Prize winner inspired by London

Sorry, no compatible source and playback technology were found for this video. Try using another browser like Chrome or download the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Sorry, video is not available for your device…

Costa Book Prize winner inspired by London

London based author Frances Hardinge been announced as the winner of the 2015 Costa Book of the Year for her book 'The Lie Tree'.

It is the first children's book to win overall Costa prize since Philip Pullman in 2001.

The winner, Frances Hardinge speaks of how she was inspired by London to write the story.



Related articles

More in News

Sexual abuse victim Ione Wells on how she found hope again

While her own attacker reflects on his actions – Ms Wells hosts workshops in schools and colleges to talk to young people about consent

Lord Leach: Only 'big picture' reform will keep Britain in the EU

Through his think-tank Open Europe, Lord Leach is at the heart of the referendum debate, consulted by both camps. He explains to Margareta Pagano...

Ex-Autonomy chiefs say HP was warned over revenue growth

A due diligence report  for HP mentioned accounting differences