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Eight Nosy Crow titles nominated for the 2020 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards

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The nomination lists for the 2020 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards have been published today – and we’re thrilled to announce that eight Nosy Crow books have been nominated this year!

The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK’s oldest children’s book awards, and are judged solely by librarians. The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded for an outstanding book written in English for children and young people, and the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people.

The Middler by Kirsty Applebaum, No Ballet Shoes in Syria by Catherine Bruton, The Longest Night of Charlie Noon by Christopher Edge, Little Bird Flies by Karen McCombie, and Anna at War by Helen Peters, have all been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.

Take a look inside the nominated books below:

Take a look inside The Middler:

Take a look inside No Ballet Shoes in Syria:

Take a look inside The Longest Night of Charlie Noon:

Take a look inside Little Bird Flies:

Take a look inside Anna at War:

This is a Dog by Ross Collins, The Suitcase by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros, and I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree, compiled by Fiona Waters and illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon, have been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal.

And you can take a look inside each of the nominated books below:

Take a look inside This is a Dog:

Take a look inside The Suitcase:

Take a look inside I Am The Seed That Grew The Tree: A Nature Poem For Every Day Of The Year:

You can read more about the awards, and view the full list of nominations, here. The longlists for both the Carnegie and Greenaway Medals will be published in February, followed by the shortlists in March, and the overall winners will be announced in June.

Congratulations Kirsty, Catherine, Christopher, Karen, Helen, Ross, Chris, Frann and Fiona!

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