The winners of the 2012 Heart of Hawick Children's Book Award are:
- Children's Book Award - 'Sky Hawk' by Gill Lewis
- Picture Book Award - 'The Boy Who Hated Toothbrushes' by Zehra Hicks
Children from schools in the Hawick area joined invited guests and authors for the award ceremony at the Heart of Hawick. Thank you to everyone who read this year's books and voted for their favourites. Shortlisted authors and illustrators - Caroline Clough, Edward Hardy & Deborah Allwright and Zehra Hicks - travelled many miles to join us. Special thanks go to Lari Don who not only hosted the ceremony but gave a schools workshop to pupils at Burnfoot Primary School. Caroline Clough held a workshop for Wilton and Stirches schools, Edward Hardy and Deborah Allwright entertained pupils from Drumlanrig and St.Margaret's schools and Zehra Hicks visited Denholm.
To find out more about the shortlisted books click on the pictures below: