The 2017 shortlists for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal were announced March 16.
There is one finalist on each list of genre interest – which I have flagged with the book’s cover art.
The CILIP Carnegie Medal Shortlist for 2017
Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth
The Bone Sparrow
The Smell of Other People’s Houses
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Peet with Meg Rosoff
Salt to the Sea
The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist for 2017
Wild Animals of the North
Wolves of Currumpaw
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
A Great Big Cuddle
There is a Tribe of Kids
The winners will be announced June 19.
My mother (a member of CILIP and a nominator for the awards) specifically recommended Railhead and Brian Selznick last time I spoke to her. I liked Reeve’s Mortal Engines book but I must admit I’ve completely lost track of him simce…