Thursday, 15 February 2018

Seven Walker Picture Books Long-Listed for the 2018 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

We are very proud to announce that seven Walker picture books have been long-listed for the 2018 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal. You can see the full selection of titles below. 

King of the Sky illustrated by Laura Carlin, written by Nicola Davies

A Fist Book of Animals illustrated by Petr Horáček, written by Nicola Davies 

A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston 

We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen

Penguin Problems illustrated by Lane Smith, written by Jory John

Town is by the Sea illustrated by Sydney Smith, written by Joanne Schwartz 

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth illustrated by Emily Sutton, written by Nicola Davies

Good to luck to all the illustrators long-listed! You can pick copies of all these books at your local bookshop.

2014 Jon Klassen, This is Not My Hat
2012 Jim Kay, A Monster Calls
2004 Chris Riddell, Jonathan Swift's “Gulliver”
2002 Bob Graham, Jethro Byrde- Fairy Child
2001 Chris Riddell, Pirate Diary
1999 Helen Oxenbury, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
1997 P J Lynch, When Jessie Came Across the Sea
1995 P J Lynch, The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
1988 Barbara Firth, Can't You Sleep Little Bear?
1985 Juan Wijngaard, Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady