2017 CILIP Carnegie and Greenaway Medal Shortlists

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

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

The Bone Sparrow

Zana Fraillon

The Smell of Other People’s Houses

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

The Stars at Oktober Bend

Glenda Millard


Peet with Meg Rosoff


Philip Reeve

Salt to the Sea

Ruta Sepetys

Wolf Hollow

Lauren Wolk

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist for 2017

Wild Animals of the North

Dieter Braun


Emily Gravett

Wolves of Currumpaw

William Grill

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Jim Kay

A Great Big Cuddle

Chris Riddell

The Journey

Francesca Sanna

The Marvels

Brian Selznick

There is a Tribe of Kids

Lane Smith

The winners will be announced June 19.

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  1. 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…

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