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Posted by Sam, November 2, 2020

Four Nosy Crow books nominated for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal

The nomination lists for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards has been published today – and we’re delighted that four Nosy Crow books have been nominated for the Carnegie Medal this year!

The CILIP Carnegie Medal is one of the UK’s oldest children’s book awards, awarded to outstanding books for children and young people, and judged solely by librarians.

TrooFriend by Kirsty Applebaum, Orion Lost by Alastair Chisholm, Talking to the Moon by S.E. Durrant, and The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook, have all been nominated. You can take a look inside each of the books below.


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Orion Lost:

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Talking to the Moon:

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The Girl Who Stole an Elephant:

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You can read more about the awards, and view the full list of nominations, here. The longlist for the Carnegie Medal will be published in February, followed by the shortlist in March, and overall winners in June.

Congratulations Kirsty, Alastair, Sue, and Nizrana!