The 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal Congratulations to Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds! Watch Jason’s Medal acceptance speech below. You can read the speech in full here. The 2021 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Congratulations to Small in the City by Sydney Smith! Watch Sydney’s Medal acceptance speech below. You can read the speech in full […]
The winners of the 2021 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals and Shadowers’ Choice Awards are revealed! Judges cite ‘powerful emotional punch’ delivered by this year’s Medal winners that explore life through a child’s eyes.
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 […]