Bone Talk has been shortlisted for the Carnegie 2019

Greetings from the Philippines where I have been launching the Filipino editions of Is It a Mermaid (Sirena ba Yan?) and Bone Talk. It was incredibly busy and hectic ... then this happened:


When I was a little girl, the sight of that gold label on a book sent my heart racing. How incredible to be shortlisted! Thank you so much to librarians UK wide who nominated my book, and the judging panel who shortlisted it ... what an incredible honour!

Here is the Carnegie medal shortlist (alphabetical by author surname):

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Electric Monkey)

Rebound by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile (Andersen Press)

The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson, illustrated by Elisa Paganelli (Usborne Books)

Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay (David Fickling Books

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan Children's Books)

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls (Andersen Press)

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds, illustrated by Chris Priestley (Faber & Faber)

The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders (Faber & Faber)

And here is the Kate Greenaway Award shortlist:

The Day War Came illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, written by Nicola Davies (Walker Books)

Ocean Meets Sky illustrated and written by Eric Fan and Terry Fan (Lincoln Children’s Books)

Beyond the Fence illustrated and written by Maria Gulemetova (Child's Play Library)

The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by Mac Barnett (Walker Books)

Julian is a Mermaid illustrated and written by Jessica Love (Walker Books)

You're Safe With Me illustrated by Poonam Mistry, written by Chitra Soundar (Lantana Publishing)

The Lost Words illustrated by Jackie Morris, written by Robert Macfarlane (Hamish Hamilton)

Suffragette: The Battle for Equality illustrated and written by David Roberts (Two Hoots)




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