CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Shortlists 2017

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

CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Longlists 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

Hey, It’s Half Term!

Here in Norfolk, we’re officially half-way through the Spring term; time has definitely flown by! Other things that have crept-up on us unexpectedly: the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway longlists, due to be announced next week (Thursday 16th February, to be precise). We don’t like to pick favourites, but the prestigious award is one we always love following;… Read More Hey, It’s Half Term!

Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Shortlists 2016

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

The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals 2015

On Monday morning, we made our way to Long Stratton High School for our annual CKG award celebration. Pupils from two other schools – Litcham School and Wymondham High Academy – joined us for an exciting morning of book discussion, everyone sharing their opinions of the shortlisted titles they had managed to read and what… Read More The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals 2015