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Miriam Quick talks to Sharna Jackson 

The winner of this year’s prize is a book like no other, where data can not only be visualised but also heard and touched. Join Young People’s Book Prize shortlist panel member and children’s author Sharna Jackson and data journalist and winning author Miriam Quick as they explore the wonders of our world through this year’s winner, I Am a Book. I Am a Portal to the Universe.

The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize aims to promote literacy in young people and to inspire them to read about science. Each year, the winner is selected by judging panels made up of thousands of young people at schools across the country.

Hay Festival is back in-person for its 35th spring edition, bringing writers and readers together for inspiring conversations, debates, workshops and performances 26 May–5 June 2022. Over 11 days, this year’s programme promises a thrilling line-up of over 500 events, launching the best new fiction and nonfiction, while offering insights and debate around some of the biggest issues of our times in a programme of conversations featuring more than 600 award-winning writers, policy makers, pioneers, innovators and performers. Festivalgoers can explore the programme and book tickets at

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