The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book awards. Often described by authors and illustrators as 'the one they want to win' - they are the gold standard in children's literature.
For older readers, The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded by children's librarians for an outstanding book written in English for children and young people.
These were the shortlisted books for 2016:
Please see http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk for more details