We’re thrilled to announce that Fledgling by Lucy Hope has been nominated for the 2023 Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing!
The Yoto Carnegies are the UK’s longest running and best-loved children’s book awards. The Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book written in English for children and young people. It was established in 1936 in memory of the Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, founder of more than 2800 libraries.
Fledgling is Lucy Hope‘s debut novel and was released last November. It’s the perfect read to cosy up with as the days get colder and longer – it’s a dark, gothic adventure set deep in a Bavarian forest, with angels and owls and magic, and a boy who isn’t all that he seems to be …
Watch our playlist below, which features Lucy reading extracts from Fledgling:
You can view the full list of nominations here. The longlist is due to be announced on 15th February, followed by the shortlist on 15th March.