The shortlists 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. Titles of genre interest follow.
- Nowhere on Earth, Nick Lake (Hachette)
- Lampie, Annet Schaap (Pushkin)
- Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black, Marcus Sedgwick & Julian Sedgwick (Walker)
- Girl. Boy. Sea., Chris Vick (Head of Zeus)
The awards are presented by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). The winners will be announced June 17, 2020 in a ceremony at the British Library in London, UK. Winners receive £500 worth of books to donate to local libraries, a golden medal, and a £5,000 Colin Mears Award cash prize.
For more information, including the full lists of finalists, see the CILIP website.