2004 Whitbread Awards

Dates

* Thursday 6 January 2005 - Award winners announced in all five categories
* Tuesday 25 January 2005 - Announcement of the Whitbread Book of the Year

Book of the Year

*Andrea Levy, "Small Island"

Children's Book

Winner:
*Geraldine McCaughrean, "Not the End of the World" Shortlist:
*Anne Cassidy, "Looking for JJ"
*Geraldine McCaughrean, "Not the End of the World"
*Meg Rosoff - "How I Live Now"
*Ann Turnbull - "No Shame, No Fear"

First Novel

Winner:
*Susan Fletcher, "Eve Green" Shortlist:
*Susanna Clarke , "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell"
*Richard Collins, "The Land as Viewed from the Sea"
*Susan Fletcher, "Eve Green"
*Panos Karnezis, "The Maze"

Novel

Winner:
*Andrea Levy, "Small Island"Shortlist:
*Kate Atkinson, "Case Histories"
*Louis de Bernières, "Birds Without Wings"
*Alan Hollinghurst, "The Line of Beauty"
*Andrea Levy, "Small Island"

Biography

Winner:
*John Guy, "My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots" Shortlist:
*John Guy, "My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots"
*David McKie, "Jabez - The Rise and Fall of a Victorian Rogue"
*John Sutherland, "Stephen Spender"
*Jeremy Treglown, "V.S. Pritchett: A Working Life"

Poetry

Winner:
*Michael Symmons Roberts, "Corpus"Shortlist:
*Leontia Flynn, "These Days"
*John Fuller, "Ghosts"
*Matthew Hollis, "Ground Water"
*Michael Symmons Roberts, "Corpus"


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