The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

The Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals are one of the most prestigious children’s book awards. Run by The Library and Information Association, CILIP, the Carnegie award recognises a writer annually for an “outstanding book written in English for Children and young people” (CILIP, 2019). Starting in 1936 in memory of the Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie … More The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

Interested in Children’s Books?

Then join us in celebrating great children’s literature by discussing the CILIP Carnegie and Greenaway prize shortlists for 2016. “The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book for children and young people.  The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children … More Interested in Children’s Books?