The shortlists for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal were announced today. Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz and Sydney Smith (Groundwood Books) has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Awarded annually by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), the Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded to an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people.
The winners, who take home £500 worth of books to donate to their local library, a golden medal and a £5,000 cash prize, will be announced on June 18.
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