Friday, 3 July 2009

The Kate Greenway Medal

Harris Finds His Feet by Catherine RaynerThe Kate Greenway Medal was established in 1955 for distinguished illustration in children’s books. It is named after the popular nineteenth century artist known for her fine children's illustrations and designs. The winner receives a golden medal and £500 worth of books to donate to a library of their choice. The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Winner 2009 is Harris Finds His Feet by Catherine Rayner.
The shortlist was;
The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico illustrated by Angela Barrett
Varmints by Helen Ward illustrated by Marc Craste
Little Boat by Thomas Docherty illustrated by Thomas Docherty
How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham illustrated by bob Graham
The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
The Savage by Dave McKean illustrated by Dave McKean
Harris Finds His Feet by Catherine Rayner illustrated by Catherine Rayner
Molly and the Night Monster by Chris Wormell illustrated by Chris Wormell

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