Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Kevin Brooks, Jon Klassen Win Carnegie, Greenaway Medals
June 23, 2014
The winners of the 2014 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals were announced today in London. The CILIP Carnegie Medal was awarded to Kevin Brooks for The Bunker Diary (Puffin) while Jon Klassen took the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for This Is Not My Hat (Walker Books). It was a first win of these prestigious medals for both Brooks and Klassen. Each succeeded against an impressive shortlist which included previous winners Anne Fine for the Carnegie and Oliver Jeffers for the Greenaway.