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The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

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)