Glori and the Greenaway

Our bookbug Glori with The Kate Greenaway Medal shortlisted books

Glori was so excited when he found out some South Ayrshire schools were shadowing the Greenaway Medal that he insisted he wanted to join in too!  He is reading all eight of the short-listed books and is deciding which he likes best.

The Kate Greenaway Medal has been awarded every year since 1955 for the most outstanding illustrations in a book written for children and young people.  It is named after the popular nineteenth century artist known for her fine children’s illustrations and design.  The winner will be announced on 23rd June.  This year’s shortlisted books are:

If you have read any of the short-listed books, let Glori know which was your favourite.

Kate Greenway Award short-listed titles

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2 Responses to “Glori and the Greenaway”

  1. Renee Gillan Says:

    Now I like unusual books but some of these were just downright strange and unappealing. I’m not saying what they were, judge for yourself but I bet one of the strange ones wins! My favourite is Ernest by Catherine Rayner – its fun, its interactive, its well written and the use of the space in each page is the best I’ve seen in a long time.

  2. Alloway primary vote for their favourite books « South Ayrshire Libraries Blog Says:

    […] CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal are two of the most prestigious book awards in the industry. The Carnegie shortlist brings together […]

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