2017 Awards

The winners of the 2017 Medals and Amnesty CILIP Honours have been announced.

Read a press release about the 2017 winners or explore the books on the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal shortlists.

Salt to the Sea

Written by Ruta Sepetys
Published by Puffin

View the Carnegie shortlist or read more on the winners

There is a Tribe of Kids

Illustrated by Lane Smith
Published by Two Hoots

View the Kate Greenaway shortlist or read more on the winners

Winners of the 2017 Amnesty CILIP Honours

From the Carnegie shortlist:


The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon (Orion Children’s Books)


From the Kate Greenaway shortlist:


The Journey illustrated and written by Francesca Sanna (Flying Eye Books)


About the Amnesty CILIP Honour

2017 Ceremony

Watch a recording of the 2017 ceremony which was filmed at the British Library on Mond7y 20 June.

Readers responses via shadowing

Each year, thousands of children and young people 'shadow' the award judges by reading the shortlisted books, writing reviews and debating which books they think should win. Visit the shadowing site to see their personal responses to the shortlisted and winning books and find out which titles were the shadowers' favourite books.