The CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals shortlists 2020
The shortlists for the 2020 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have been announced.
The Carnegie Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book written in English for children and young people.
Here are the shortlisted books for the 2020 Carnegie Medal:
- The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta, illustrated by Anshika Khullar
- Nowhere on Earth by Nick Lake
- Lark by Anthony McGowan
- Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
- Lampie written and illustrated by Annet Schaap and translated by Laura Watkinson
- Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black by Marcus Sedgwick and Julian Sedgwick, illustrated by Alexis Deacon
- On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
- Girl. Boy. Sea. by Chris Vick
The Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people.
Here are the shortlisted books for the 2020 Kate Greenaway Medal:
- Tales from the Inner City written and illustrated by Shaun Tan
- You’re Snug With Me illustrated by Poonam Mistry and written by Chitra Soundar
- The Iron Man illustrated by Chris Mould and written by Ted Hughes
- The Suitcase written and illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
- The Undefeated illustrated by Kadir Nelson and written by Kwame Alexander
- The Dam illustrated by Levi Pinfold and written by David Almond
- Mary and Frankenstein illustrated by Júlia Sardà and written by Linda Bailey
- Child of St Kilda written
The winners of both Prizes for this year will be announced on Friday 17 June. Find out more about this year’s shortlist here.