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Australians, New Zealander on 2013 Carnegie, Greenaway longlists

The nominations for the 2013 CILIP Carnegie Medal and the 2013 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal have been announced.

Australian authors Morris Gleitzman and Margo Lanagan have been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal, presented to the writer of an outstanding children’s book. Gleitzman is longlisted for After (Penguin) and Lanagan for The Brides of Rollrock Island, published in Australia as Sea Hearts (A&U).

Australian author and illustrator Bob Graham has been longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, presented for distinguished illustration in children’s books, for A Bus Called Heaven (Walker Books). Graham previously won the 2002 Kate Greenaway Medal for Jethro Byrd, Fairy Child (Walker Books).

New Zealand illustrator Brian Lovelock has also been longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal for Demolition (Walker Books), written by Sally Sutton.

The shortlists will be announced on 19 March and the winners on 19 June at a ceremony in London.

To view a complete list of all the titles nominated for the 2013 awards, click here.

In 2012, author Patrick Ness and illustrator Jim Kay won the Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal, respectively, for A Monster Calls (Walker Books), the first time in the history of the awards that the same book has received both honours.

 

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