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.
The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded by children's librarians for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people.
These were the shortlisted books for 2016:
Willy's Stories by Anthony Browne
There's a Bear on My Chair by Ross Collins
Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Jon Klassen
Something About a Bear by Jackie Morris
Captain Jack and the Pirates by Helen Oxenbury
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Chris Riddell (WINNER 2016)