The Carnegie and Kate Greenaway shortlists are here!

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March 16th, 2017

If you’re anything like us, you’ll have been waiting in anticipation for the release of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway shortlists for some time – you may have already pre-ordered your own copies! Well the time has finally arrived, and we’re incredibly excited to announce the shortlisted books, along with their authors and illustrators. 

For those of you who don’t know, The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. The Carnegie medal is awarded by children’s librarians to authors of the books that have really stood out over the previous year. Alternatively, the Kate Greenaway medal is awarded to illustrators who have created beautiful picture books, graphic novels, or illustrations for fiction.

Carnegie shortlist:

Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth, by Frank Cottrell-Boyce

 Carnegie 12

The Bone Sparrow, by Zana Fraillon

Carnegie 14

The Smell of Other People’s Houses, by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Carnegie 7

The Stars at Oktober Bend, by Glenda Millard

Carnegie 19

Beck, by Mal Peet

Carnegie 9

Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys

Carnegie 3

Wolf Hollow, by Lauren Wolk

Carnegie 6

Railhead, by Philip Reeve

Carnegie 4

Kate Greenaway shortlist:

Wild Animals of the North, by Dieter Braun

Greenaway 17

Tidy by Emily Gravett

Greenaway 9

The Wolves of Currumpaw, by William Grill

Greenaway 16

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, illustrated by Jim Kay

Greenaway 7

A Great Big Cuddle, illustrated by Chris Riddell

Greenaway 2

The Journey, by Francesca Sanna

Greenaway 18

The Marvels, by Brian Selznick

Greenaway 4

There Is a Tribe of Kids, by Lane Smith

Greenaway 10

If the shortlists have got you longing to get your hands on these brilliant books, you’re in luck. You can now order your own copies as of today, so make sure you get online to order your books. Enjoy!

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