Carnegie CILIP & Kate Greenaway Award Shortlist

The shortlists for both the Carnegie CILIP and the Kate Greenaway Medals 2011 have been announced with some impressive titles and authors/illustrators making for a very strong competition for these prestigious awards in children's literature.
Shortlisted for the Carnegie CILIP Medal are: Patrick Ness for Monsters of Men, Marcus Sedgwick for White Crow, Meg Rosoff for The Bride's Farewell, Jason Wallace for Out of Shadows, Theresa Breslin for Prisoner of the Inquisition and Geraldine McCaughrean for The Death Defying Pepper Roux.
For the coveted Kate Greenaway Medal honouring excellence in children's book illustration, the shortlist is;
Grahame Baker-Smith for FArTHER, Anthony Browne for Me and You, Bob Graham for April Underhill, Tooth Fairy, Mimi Grey for her illustrations in Jim: a cautionary tale, Oliver Jeffers for The Heart and the Bottle, Kristin Oftedal for illustrating Carl Norac's Big Bear, Little Brother, Catherine Rayner for Ernest and, finally, Juan Wijngaard for his beautiful illustrations in Cloud Tea Monkeys.


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