Group status: Reading, reviewing and talking about the 2015 shortlist
This is the fourth year we have shadowed the Carnegie/ Greenaway awards. We are a mix of teens and adults who meet in a local bookshop.
Are the books on this year's Kate Greenaway award shortlist better than last year?
Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Illustrator: Jim Kay Winning Year: 2012
The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju