Saturday, April 14, 2012

CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Awards 2012 Shortlist

Playing a bit if catch-up with myself here, but I wanted to keep you updated on the UK's most prestigious awards in  childrens' literature; the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals shortlists for 2012. There are exceptional books in both lists (as you might well imagine).
The shortlist for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2012 includes:
David Almond
MY NAME IS MINA
Hodder (9+)
ISBN: 9780340997253
Lissa Evans
SMALL CHANGE FOR STUART
>Doubleday (8+)
ISBN: 9780385618007
Sonya Hartnett
THE MIDNIGHT ZOO
Walker (9+)
ISBN: 9781406331493
Ali Lewis
EVERYBODY JAM
Andersen (12+)
ISBN: 9781849392488
Andy Mulligan
TRASH
David Fickling (12+)
ISBN: 9780385619011
Patrick Ness
A MONSTER CALLS
Walker (9+)
ISBN: 9781406311525
Annabel Pitcher
MY SISTER LIVES ON THE MANTELPIECE
Orion (10+)
ISBN: 9781444001839
Ruta Sepetys
BETWEEN SHADES OF GREY
Puffin (12+)
ISBN: 9780141335889

And for the Kate Greenaway Medal, we have:
 
Emily Gravett
WOLF WON'T BITE
Macmillan (4+)
ISBN: 9780230704251
Petr Horáček
PUFFIN PETER
Walker Books (4+)
ISBN: 9781406324600
Jim Kay (text by Patrick Ness)
A MONSTER CALLS
Walker Books (9+)
ISBN: 9781406311525
Dave McKean (Text by David Almond)
SLOG'S DAD
Walker Books (8+)
ISBN: 9781406322903
Catherine Rayner
SOLOMON CROCODILE
Macmillan (4+)
ISBN: 9780230529229
Rob Ryan (Text by Carol Anne Duffy)
THE GIFT
Barefoot Books (6+)
ISBN: 9781846863547
Viviane Schwarz
THERE ARE NO CATS IN THIS BOOK
Walker Books (4+)
ISBN: 9781406316896
Vicky White (Text by Martin Jenkins)
CAN WE SAVE THE TIGER?
Walker Books (6+)
ISBN: 9781406319095

The winners of both awards will be announced on 14th June of this year. With such great books shortlisted, I'm really looking forward to finding out who will win! Good luck to them all.

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