2017 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Longlist

The longlist for the Kate Greenaway Medal has been announced. The UK award is given for illustration. The list is slightly more diverse than this year’s Carnegie longlist.

Here are the books on the longlist:

Alpha. Abidjan-Gare du Nord: Abidjan-Gare du Nord (Hors collection) A Beginner's Guide to Bear Spotting Cover

Alpha by Bessora, illustrated by Barroux

A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting by Michelle Robinson, illustrated by David Roberts

Bob the Artist Cover Counting Lions Cover

Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars

Counting Lions by Virginia McKenna and Katie Cotton, illustrated by Stephen Walton

A Great Big Cuddle Cover The Great Fire of London Cover

The Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Chris Riddell

The Great Fire of London by Emma Adams, illustrated by James Weston Lewis

Greenling Cover Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover

Greenling by Levi Pinfold

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay

The Journey Cover The Lion Inside Cover

The Journey by Francesca Sanna

The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright, illustrated by Jim Field

Little One Cover The Marvels Cover

Little One by Johanna Weaver

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Perfect Rain Cover

Perfect by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Cathy Fisher

Rain by Sam Usher

Return Cover There Is a Tribe of Kids Cover

Return by Aaron Becker

There Is a Tribe of Kids by Lane Smith

Tidy Cover The Whale Cover

Tidy by Emily Gravett

The Whale by Vita Murrow, illustrated by Ethan Murrow

Wild Animals of the North Cover The Wolves of Currumpaw Cover

Wild Animals of the North by Dieter Braun

The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill

2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal Longlist

The longlist for the 2017 Carnegie Medal has been announced. The all-white list has drawn controversy and anger since not a single nominated author of color was included in the list. The award is 80 years old and authors are nominated by librarians in the UK.

Here is the longlist:

Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot Beck Cover

Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot by Horatio Clare

Beck by Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff

Beetle Boy Cover The Bone Sparrow Cover

Beetle Boy by MG Leonard

The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon

Dreaming the Bear Cover How Not To Disappear

Dreaming the Bear by Mimi Thebo

How Not to Disappear by Clare Furniss

Island The Marvels Cover

Island by Nicky Singer

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Orbiting Jupiter Cover Pax Cover

Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Railhead Cover Salt to the Sea Cover

Railhead by Philip Reeve

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

The Serpent King Cover The Smell of Other People's Houses Cover

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth Cover The Stars at Oktober Bend

Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce

The Stars at Oktober Bend by Glenda Millard

Time Traveling with a Hamster Cover Unbecoming Cover

Time Traveling with a Hamster by Ross Welford

Unbecoming by Jenny Downham

Whisper to Me Cover Wolf Hollow Cover

Whisper to Me by Nick Lake

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk