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CILIP Statement on Carnegies Rebranding

We’d like to thank the signatories of the petition for raising the issue of the renaming of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Like the people who have signed and shared the petition, we strongly believe in the power of illustration to empower children and young people to create a better world through books and reading. We […]

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Introducing The Yoto Carnegies New Identity

CILIP unveils new branding for the Yoto Carnegie Greenaway Awards, the UK’s longest running and best-loved children’s book awards. Uniquely judged by librarians, the awards will continue to celebrate the most outstanding reading experiences of each year with the individual medals for Writing and Illustration, and the respective Shadowers’ Choice Medals, unified under The Yoto Carnegies name.

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Judges praise a shortlist “offering hope and escapism during lockdown” through its exploration of freedom, the great outdoors and journeys through the natural world The female lens is prominent with 11 out of the 16 shortlisted authors and illustrators being women  Seven first-time shortlistees, including debut novelist Manjeet Mann in the running alongside four former […]

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