Soonchild longlisted for the 2012 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize
Russell Hoban's Soonchild has been longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.
The Guardian describes Soonchild as "
"The submissions for the 2012 prize show that while paranormal romance of the Twilight kind still abounds, there are also a great many novels which reflect current preoccupations, as the eight titles selected so deftly illustrate," adds the Guardian.
Judges are children's writers Tony Bradman, Cressida Cowell and Kevin Crossley-Holland.
The prize will be awarded in November.