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Walker Books receives three nods in the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlists

The CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal shortlists were released today, with Walker Books receiving two nods in the CILIP Carnegie Medal shortlist, and one nod on the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist.

Celebrating the best in children’s writing and illustration respectively, the Medals are unique in being judged by children’s librarians, while the Shadowers’ Choice Award, recently added to the Awards ceremony celebrations, is voted for by children and young people who shadow the Medals.

2020 CILIP Carnegie Medal Shortlist

Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black
by Marcus Sedgwick & Julian Sedgwick, illus by Alexis Deacon

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

2020 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

The Dam by David Almond, illus by Levi Pinfold

The winners are being announced on Wednesday 17th June 2020 at a special daytime event at The British Library, hosted by University Challenge star and CILIP Library Champion, Bobby Seagull. The winners will each receive £500 worth of books to donate to their local library, a specially commissioned golden medal and a £5,000 Colin Mears Award cash prize.

For more information and the full shortlists, visit the awards website here.

Last updated on 20/03/20 at 00:28:34
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