2019 CILIP Kate Greenaway Longlist

The longlist for the 2019 CILIP Kate Greenaway Longlist has been announced. Given for the best in illustration in children’s books, the award is one of the longest running UK awards for children’s literature. Here are the 20 books that made the longlist:

Animals with Tiny Cat Beyond the Fence

Animals with Tiny Cat by Viviane Schwarz

Beyond the Fence by Maria Gulemetova

Bob's Blue Period The Day War Came

Bob’s Blue Period by Marion Deuchars

The Day the War Came by Nicola Davies

The Family Tree Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Illustrated edition

The Family Tree by Mal Peet, illustrated by Emma Shoard

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill

If All the World Illegal

If All the World Were… by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Allison Colpoys

Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Colfer, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

Julián Is a Mermaid The Last Wolf

Julian Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

The Last Wolf by Mini Grey

The Lost Words Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane, illustrated by Jackie Morris

Mary’s Monster by Lita Judge

Mrs. Noah's Pockets Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

Mrs. Noah’s Pockets by Jackie Morris, illustrated by James Mayhew

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki by Kevin Crossley-Holland, illustrated by Jeffrey Alan Love

Ocean Meets Sky A Stone for Sascha

Ocean Meets Sky by Eric and Terry Fan

A Stone for Sascha by Aaron Becker

Suffragette: The Battle for Equality The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse

Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by David Roberts

The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen

This Zoo is Not for You You're Safe With Me

This Zoo Is Not for You by Ross Collins

You’re Safe with Me by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Poonam Mistry