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 and authors of genre interest follow.
- The Girl Who Speaks Bear, Sophie Anderson (Usborne)
- The Girl Who Became a Tree, Joseph Coelho (Otter-Barry)
- On Midnight Beach, Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick (Faber)
- Look Both Ways, Jason Reynolds (Knights Of)
The awards are presented by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). The winners will be announced June 16, 2021 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 full lists, see the CILIP website.
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