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    Patrick Ness was born on an army base called Fort Belvoir, near Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States where his father was a drill sergeant in the US Army.

Patrick Ness Wins Guardian Children's Fiction Prize

Chaos Walking Book One: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness has won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

Chair of judges and Guardian children's books editor Julia Eccleshare said the panel of judges - Mary Hoffman, Mal Peet, Jenny Valentine - were impressed by the "breathtaking quality" of Ness's writing. "It's challenging but not bleak - an excitingly different book," she added.

Congratulations Patrick!

Last updated on 18/10/08 at 12:43:38
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