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2014 CILIP Carnegie medal and Kate Greenaway shortlists announced

Anne Fine is aiming for a hat trick as she is once again nominated for the Carnegie medal...

Posted on 18th March 2014 by Dan Lewis Lewis

Anne Fine

Two-time winner of the Carnegie medal and former Children's Laureate, Anne Fine could be poised to take home the coveted award once again for her hard-hitting novel Blood Family, which she discussed with us at the Cheltenham Festival last year. Alongside her on this year's list is Waterstones Children's Book Prize nominated author Katherine Rundell with her novel Rooftoppers.

Meanwhile, the Kate Greenaway award, for illustration in children's books, sees Jon Klassen is nominated twice: once for his work on Lemony Snicket's The Dark and again for This Is Not My Hat, the follow up to his celebrated I Want My Hat Back.

The winners, who will receive £500 worth of books for their local library, will be announced on 23rd June.



CILIP Carnegie Medal shortlist in full

All the Truth That's in Me, Julie Berry

The Bunker DiaryKevin Brooks

The Child's ElephantRachel Campbell-Johnston

Ghost HawkSusan Cooper

Blood Family, Anne Fine

Rooftoppers, Katherine Rundell

Liar & Spy, Rebecca Stead

The Wall, William Sutcliffe


CILIP Kate Greenaway shortlist in full

The Paper Dolls, Rebecca Cobb and Julia Donaldson

Where My Wellies Take Me, Olivia Gill, Michael Morpurgo and Clare Morpurgo

The Day the Crayons Quit, Oliver Jeffers and Drew Daywalt

This Is Not My Hat, Jon Klassen

The Dark, Jon Klassen and Lemony Snicket

Mouse, Bird, Snake, Wolf, Dave McKean and David Almond

Oliver, Birgitta Sif



Find out more about last year's nominees