Longlist for CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals

The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway longlist for 2018 were revealed this morning. The shortlists for both will be announced on the 15th of March, when the shadowing process will also begin. Teachers, librarians or parents interested in running a shadowing group can register it on the website, where they will also be able to access resources for discussing and reviewing the books on each shortlist.

Here are the books that have been longlisted. Do you have a favourite?


Longlist for 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal

1. The Tale of Angelino Brown by David Almond

2. The Hypnotist by Laurence Anholt

3. Overheard in a Tower Block Joseph Coelho

4. Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

5. The Island at the End of Everything by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

6. The Song from Somewhere Else by A.F. Harrold – illustrated by Levi Pinfold

7. After the Fire by Will Hill

8. Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird

9. Out of Heart by Irfan Master

10. A Berlin Love Song by Sarah Matthias

11. Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean

12. Rook by Anthony McGowan

13. Release by Patrick Ness

14. The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

15. Black Light Express by Philip Reeve

16. The Explorer by Katherine Rundell – illustrated by Hannah Horn

17. Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick

18. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

19. Encounters by Jason Wallace

20. Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk



Longlist for 2018 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

1. Wild Animals of the South written and illustrated by Dieter Braun

2. King of the Sky by Nicola Davies – illustrated by Laura Carlin

3. The Pond by Nicola Davies – illustrated by Cathy Fisher

4. Night Shift written and illustrated by Debi Gliori

5. The Bad Bunnies’ Magic Show written and illustrated by Mini Grey

6. A First Book of Animals by Nicola Davies – illustrated by Petr Horácek

7. A Child of Books written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston

8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling – illustrated by Jim Kay

9. We Found a Hat written and illustrated by Jon Klassen

10. The Secret Horses of Briar Hill by Megan Shepherd – illustrated by Levi Pinfold

11. The Song from Somewhere Else written by A.F Harrold – illustrated by Levi Pinfold

12. The Liszts written by Kyo Maclear – illustrated by Júlia Sardà

13. The Pavee and the Buffer Girl written by Siobhan Dowd – illustrated by Emma Shoard

14. Penguin Problems written by Jory John – illustrated by Lane Smith

15. Town is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz – illustrated by Sydney Smith

16. Thornhill written and illustrated by Pam Smy

17. Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth written by Nicola Davies – illustrated by Emily Sutton

18. Storm Whale written by Sarah Brennan – illustrated by Jane Tanner

19. Under the Same Sky written and illustrated by Britta Teckentrup

20. The Secret of Black Rock written and illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton






One thought on “Longlist for CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals

  1. Fabulous lists, Nicola Davies is consistently in awards lists, as are Marcus Sedgwick and Kathrine Rundell’s 3rd book in the mix [all her titles have gained attention so far] Lovely to see a new Mini Grey book and the brilliant Jon Klassen continues his hats theme. Pamela

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