The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal shortlists have been announced, and there’s a fantastic range of authors and illustrators on them!
The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016 shortlist in full:
- One by Sarah Crossan, Bloomsbury
- The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge, Macmillan Children’s Books
- There Will Be Lies by Nick Lake, Bloomsbury
- The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness, Walker Books
- Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders, Faber Children’s Books
- The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick, Indigo
- Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley, Mira Ink
- Fire Colour One by Jenny Valentine, HarperCollins Children’s Books
Secrets and lies feature in a number of the eight, mainly teenage titles shortlisted, including the Costa winner ‘The Lie Tree’ by Frances Hardinge.
The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016 shortlist in full:
- Willy’s Stories by Anthony Browne, Walker Books
- There’s a Bear on my Chair by Ross Collins, Nosy Crow
- Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers, HarperCollins
- Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Jon Klassen (illustrator) and Mac Barnett (author), Walker Books
- Something About a Bear by Jackie Morris, Francis Lincoln Children’s Books
- Captain Jack and the Pirates by Helen Oxenbury (illustrator) and Peter Bently (author), Puffin
- The Sleeper and the Spindle by Chris Riddell (illustrator) and Neil Gaiman (author), Bloomsbury
- Footpath Flowers by Sydney Smith (illustrator) and JonArno Lawson (author), Walker Books
– Information taken from the CILIP Carnegie/Kate Greenaway website. For more, see here.