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Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards

Published
17.03.2017
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Stuck for something for the children to read this Easter holidays?

Why not work your way through the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's Book Award titles. Then discover more authors using Who Next...? online resource. 

On Thursday 16 March the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's Book Award 2017 shortlists were announced. The CILIP Carnegie Medal, along with its sister prize the Kate Greenaway Medal, form the UK's oldest and most prestigious book awards for younger readers.

Winners announced: 19 June 2017

Here are the eight books on the Carnegie shortlist:

Sputnik's Guide to Life on EarthSputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Frank Cottrell Boyce
Reserve
The Bone Sparrow

The Bone Sparrow
Zana Fraillon
Reserve
The Smell of Other People's HousesThe Smell of Other People's Houses
Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
Reserve 
The Stars at Oktober Bend
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Glenda Millard
Reserve 

 

Railhead
Railhead
Philip Reeve
Reserve
BeckBeck
Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff
Reserve
Salt to the Sea
Salt to the Sea
Ruta Sepetys
Reserve 
Wolf Hollow
Wolf Hollow
Lauren Wolk
Reserve 

 

Read the rest of the 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal longlist

Here are the eight books on the Kate Greenaway shortlist:

Wild Animals of the NorthWild Animals of the North
Dieter Braun
Reserve
TIDY
TIDY
Emily Gravett
Reserve
The Wolves of CurrumpawThe Wolves of Currumpaw
William Grill
Reserve 
Harry Potter & the Philosophers StoneHarry Potter & the Philosophers Stone
J. K. Rowling
Reserve 

 

A Great Big Cuddle
Chris Riddell & Michael Rosen
Reserve
The Journey

The Journey
Francesca Sanna 
Reserve
The Marvels
The Marvels 
Brian Selznick
Reserve 
There is a Tribe of KidsThere is a Tribe of Kids
Lane Smith
Reserve 

Read the rest of the 2017 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal longlist:

  • Alpha illustrated by Barroux and written by Bessora, translated by Sarah Ardizzone 
  • Return illustrated and written by Aaron Becker 
  • Bob the Artist illustrated and written by Marion Deuchars
  • The Lion Inside illustrated by Jim Field, written by Rachel Bright 
  • Perfect illustrated by Cathy Fisher, written by Nicola Davies 
  • The Whale illustrated by Ethan Murrow, written by Vita Murrow
  • Greenling illustrated and written by Levi Pinfold
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting illustrated by David Roberts, written by Michelle Robinson 
  • Rain illustrated and written by Sam Usher 
  • Counting Lions written by Virginia McKenna and Katie Cotton and illustrated by Stephen Walton
  • Little One illustrated and written by Johanna Weaver
  • The Great Fire of London illustrated by James Weston Lewis, written by Emma Adams 

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