Search - List of Books by Sean Taylor
Sean Taylor is a British author of children's books. He grew up in Surrey and taught in Zimbabwe before studying at Cambridge, and divides his time between the United Kingdom and Brazil, where his wife is from.
Total Books: 82
His books include The Great Snake The Great Snake: Stories from the Amazon - Books - Welcome to Walker Books Australia, Purple Class and the Skelington, Purple Class and the Flying Spider and Boing!.
In December 2007, his book When a Monster is Born (ISBN 1596432543), illustrated by Nick Sharratt, won a gold medal in the Nestlé Prize for works for children five years old and under. Nestlé prize goes to nightclub veteran | News | Guardian Unlimited Books However, he turned down the prize money from the sponsor, Nestlé, because of "questions surrounding Nestlé’s marketing of breast-milk substitutes". Boycott Nestlé - protect infants: Sean Taylor, award winning author, refuses Nestle money
In January 2008, Nestlé withdrew from the 23 year old sponsorship role of the Booktrust administrated prize for children's writing.
In August 2007 the Dutch edition of When a Monster is Born (Als er een monster is geboren) was awarded with a Pluim van de maand (Feather of the month).