Seven FBA titles nominated for CILIP Carnegie/Greenaway Medals 2020

Posted on 04/11/2019

Nominations were released today for the prestigious Carnegie and Greenaway medals, awarded to books written in English for children and young people that create an outstanding reading experiences through writing and illustration, respectively.  And our authors made a very good showing indeed.

FBA’ers nominated for the Carnegie Medal were…

For the Kate Greenaway medal, David Almond was FBA’s real champion, with no less than three titles nominated – War is Over, Joe Quinn’s Poltergeist, and The Dam – illustrated by David Litchfield, Dave McKean, and Levi Pinfold, respectively.  And rounding out the nominations was Neil Packer’s beautifully illustrated children’s edition of Peter Frankopan’s smash bestseller, The Silk Roads.

The shortlists will be announced in March next year, with the winners revealed on 17 June.  Best of luck to everyone involved!