Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Finalists

Finalists for the Carnegie Medal for best children’s book, and the Kate Greenaway Medal for best illustrations in a children’s book, have been announced, including several titles of SF/F interest.

Carnegie Medal

  • Tinder, Sally Gardner (Orion Children’s)
  • Cuckoo Song, Frances Hardinge (Macmillan Children’s)
  • More than This, Patrick Ness (Walker)

Greenaway Medal

  • John Higgins & Marc Olivent for Dark Satanic Mills by Julian Sedgwick & Marcus Sedgwick (Walker)
  • Chris Riddell for Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse (Macmillan Children’s)
  • David Roberts for Tinder by Sally Gardner (Orion Children’s)
  • Shaun Tan for Rules of Summer (Hodder Children’s)

The awards are presented by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, and winners will be announced at a ceremony June 22, 2015 in London. For full lists see the official Carnegie Greenaway website.