US poet Elizabeth Acevedo has won this year’s CILIP Carnegie Medal for her verse novel, The Poet X (Egmont/Electric Monkey), while Jackie Morris scooped the... Read more
A number of poetry titles are in the running for this year’s CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards, with titles about Norse myths, suffragettes, mental... Read more
Charlotte Eyre talks to Geraldine McCaughrean, who this week picked up the Carnegie Medal for a second time, and illustrator Sydney Smith, who claimed the... Read more
CILIP has made a number of pledges to overcome inequality in the library and information sector by 2020 in an action plan.
Roald Dahl has scooped the top three places in a list of the UK’s favourite children's reads from the past 80 years.
Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell is in the running to win a record-breaking fourth CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal after being shortlisted for this year’s prize, while... Read more
CILIP has responded to criticism about the diversity of its Carnegie Medal longlist - which features no BAME authors - saying that while it "acknowledges and... Read more
Andersen Press, Oxford University Press and HarperCollins are leading the CILIP Carnegie longlist with a duo of titles each while Flying Eye and Templar dominate the... Read more
Rebecca McNally, publishing director of children’s books at Bloomsbury, said she was “over the moon” after two of her authors, Chris Riddell and Sarah Crossan,... Read more
Chris Riddell has broken records by becoming the first illustrator to win three CILIP Kate Greenaway medals, picking up the prestigious award for The Sleeper... Read more