For media queries please contact Annabelle Wright Annabelle@edpr.co.uk at EDPR or telephone 020 7732 4796.

For general queries on the awards and shadowing scheme please contact carnegies@cilip.org.uk.

Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing Awarded to Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho with Double Illustration Win for Aaron Becker

POETRY AND WORDLESS STORYTELLING CELEBRATED AS ‘EPIC’ AND ‘AMBITIOUS’ WINNING STORIES INSPIRE EMPATHY AND IMAGINATION IN YOUNG READERS  yotocarnegies.co.uk  |   #YotoCarnegies24  |   @CarnegieMedals  Images available here  Thursday 20 June 2024: The winners of the UK’s longest-running and best-loved book awards for children and young people, the Yoto Carnegies, were announced today in front of an […]

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The Yoto Carnegies Partner with England’s Book Town for New One-Day Festival

yotocarnegies.co.uk | #YotoCarnegies24 | @CarnegieMedals Wednesday 21 February 2024: The Yoto Carnegies, the UK’s longest running and best loved book awards for children and young people, today announced a partnership with Sedbergh, England’s Book Town, to deliver a free day-long festival of events celebrating outstanding reading experiences for children and young people. Scheduled for Tuesday […]

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Longlists Announced for the Yoto Carnegies 2024

The Yoto Carnegies, the UK’s longest running and best loved book awards for children and young people, today announced their longlists for 2024. Celebrating creative use of language and synergy between text and images, poetry and stories written in verse feature prominently, with British talent dominating the Medal for Writing longlist.

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The Yoto Carnegies Renew Media Partnership with Award-Winning Children’s Newspaper First News

yotocarnegies.co.uk | #YotoCarnegies24 | @CarnegieMedals Tuesday 23 January 2024: The Yoto Carnegies are delighted to announce they will be working with award-winning children’s news provider First News as their official media partner again for 2024. Following a successful first year of the partnership in 2023, First News will collaborate with the Yoto Carnegies team to […]

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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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