It’s a week since the CKG shortlists were announced (see our blog post here) and the shadowing excitement has already begun in our office; we added extra copies of the new titles to our catalogue this morning and copies are on our real life Book Trolley (it does exist!) waiting to be read by our team:… Read More Let the shadowing begin!
If you’re a regular reader of our blog then you’ll know that over the last few weeks, we’ve been waiting with baited breath to find out which books have made their way onto the final shortlists for this year’s CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards. Last night, our patience was rewarded with the announcement of the… Read More CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Shortlists 2017
We’re back after our brief half-term hiatus and we’re ready to enjoy the second half of this spring term- there’s lots to look forward to! While we were away, the longlists for the 2017 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards were announced; these will be whittled down into shortlists in a few weeks time (16th March)… Read More CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Longlists 2017
…Hi! Just us again. Two posts in two day seems a bit excessive but we’ve had a busy week and there’s lots we wanted to share. The Peters Book of the Year award winners were announced this week, with Jane Elson’s How to Fly with Broken Wings winning the junior fiction category, Miss Hazeltine’s Home… Read More Book Award Frenzy Friday
The shortlists for the 2016 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals were announced on Tuesday evening and what an interesting bunch they are! One of our librarians, Harriet, shares her thoughts. There is always a bit of a Frisson of Excitement around the announcement of the shortlist of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards. What will make the grade;… Read More Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Shortlists 2016