The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards - how many past winners have you read?

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RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 18-Jun-13 12:34:23

The winners of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's Book awards is announced tomorrow. This is the prestigious children's book prize and has been running since 1936 (and the Kate Greenaway award for illustration since 1955). We were sent the list of previous winners yesterday and had fun reading through, seeing which books we'd read and remembering some old favourites both that we enjoyed ourselves and with our dcs. Have a look at the list and let us know which books have touched your lives and which are your favourites. Make sure you're following @mumsnetbookclub this week for the chance to win copies of the short list and from tomorrow, when the winners are announced we'll have copies of the winners up for grabs.

Full list of past winners of the CILIP Carnegie Medal:

2012 Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls, Walker Books
2011 Patrick Ness, Monsters of Men, Walker Books
2010 Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book, Bloomsbury
2009 Siobhan Dowd, Bog Child, David Fickling
2008 Philip Reeve, Here Lies Arthur, Scholastic
2007 Meg Rosoff, Just in Case, Penguin
2005 Mal Peet, Tamar, Walker Books
2004 Frank Cottrell Boyce, Millions, Macmillan
2003 Jennifer Donnelly, A Gathering Light, Bloomsbury Children's Books
2002 Sharon Creech, Ruby Holler, Bloomsbury Children's Books
2001 Terry Pratchett, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, Doubleday
2000 Beverley Naidoo, The Other Side of Truth, Puffin
1999 Aidan Chambers, Postcards From No Man's Land, Bodley Head
1998 David Almond, Skellig, Hodder Children's Books
1997 Tim Bowler, River Boy, OUP
1996 Melvin Burgess, Junk, Andersen Press
1995 Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights, Scholastic
1994 Theresa Breslin, Whispers in the Graveyard, Methuen
1993 Robert Swindells, Stone Cold, H Hamilton
1992 Anne Fine, Flour Babies, H Hamilton
1991 Berlie Doherty, Dear Nobody, H Hamilton
1990 Gillian Cross, Wolf, OUP
1989 Anne Fine, Goggle-eyes, H Hamilton
1988 Geraldine McCaughrean, A Pack of Lies, OUP
1987 Susan Price, The Ghost Drum, Faber
1986 Berlie Doherty, Granny was a Buffer Girl, Methuen
1985 Kevin Crossley-Holland, Storm, Heinemann
1984 Margaret Mahy, The Changeover, Dent
1983 Jan Mark, Handles, Kestrel
1982 Margaret Mahy, The Haunting, Dent
1981 Robert Westall, The Scarecrows, Chatto & Windus
1980 Peter Dickinson, City of Gold, Gollancz
1979 Peter Dickinson, Tulku, Gollancz
1978 David Rees, The Exeter Blitz, H Hamilton
1977 Gene Kemp, The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, Faber
1976 Jan Mark, Thunder and Lightnings, Kestrel
1975 Robert Westall, The Machine Gunners, Macmillan
1974 Mollie Hunter, The Stronghold, H Hamilton
1973 Penelope Lively, The Ghost of Thomas Kempe, Heinemann
1972 Richard Adams, Watership Down, Rex Collings
1971 Ivan Southall, Josh, Angus & Robertson
1970 Leon Garfield & Edward Blishen, The God Beneath the Sea, Longman
1969 Kathleen Peyton, The Edge of the Cloud, OUP
1968 Rosemary Harris, The Moon in the Cloud, Faber
1967 Alan Garner, The Owl Service, Collins
1966 Prize withheld as no book considered suitable
1965 Philip Turner, The Grange at High Force, OUP
1964 Sheena Porter, Nordy Bank, OUP
1963 Hester Burton, Time of Trial, OUP
1962 Pauline Clarke, The Twelve and the Genii, Faber
1961 Lucy M Boston, A Stranger at Green Knowe, Faber
1960 Dr I W Cornwall, The Making of Man, Phoenix House
1959 Rosemary Sutcliff, The Lantern Bearers, OUP
1958 Philippa Pearce, Tom's Midnight Garden, OUP
1957 William Mayne, A Grass Rope, OUP
1956 C S Lewis, The Last Battle, Bodley Head
1955 Eleanor Farjeon, The Little Bookroom, OUP
1954 Ronald Welch (Felton Ronald Oliver), Knight Crusader, OUP
1953 Edward Osmond, A Valley Grows Up, OUP
1952 Mary Norton, The Borrowers, Dent
1951 Cynthia Harnett, The Woolpack, Methuen
1950 Elfrida Vipont Foulds, The Lark on the Wing, OUP
1949 Agnes Allen, The Story of Your Home, Faber
1948 Richard Armstrong, Sea Change, Dent
1947 Walter De La Mare, Collected Stories for Children, Faber
1946 Elizabeth Goudge, The Little White Horse, University of London Press
1945 Prize withheld as no book considered suitable
1944 Eric Linklater, The Wind on the Moon, Macmillan
1943 Prize withheld as no book considered suitable
1942 'BB' (D J Watkins-Pitchford), The Little Grey Men, Eyre & Spottiswoode
1941 Mary Treadgold, We Couldn't Leave Dinah, Cape
1940 Kitty Barne, Visitors from London, Dent
1939 Eleanor Doorly, Radium Woman, Heinemann
1938 Noel Streatfeild, The Circus is Coming, Dent
1937 Eve Garnett, The Family from One End Street, Muller
1936 Arthur Ransome, Pigeon Post, Cape

Full list of past winners of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal:

2012 Jim Kay, A Monster Calls, Walker Books
2011 Grahame Baker-Smith, FArTHER, Templar
2010 Freya Blackwood, Harry & Hopper, Scholastic
2009 Catherine Rayner, Harris Find His Feet, Little Tiger Press
2008 Emily Gravett, Little Mouse?s Big Book of Fears, Macmillan
2007 Mini Grey, The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon, Jonathan Cape
2005 Emily Gravett, Wolves, Macmillan
2004 Chris Riddell, Jonathan Swift's ?Gulliver?, Walker
2003 Shirley Hughes, Ella's Big Chance, The Bodley Head
2002 Bob Graham, Jethro Byrde- Fairy Child, Walker Books
2001 Chris Riddell, Pirate Diary, Walker Books
2000 Lauren Child, I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, Orchard Books
1999 Helen Oxenbury, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Walker Books
1998 Helen Cooper, Pumpkin Soup, Doubleday
1997 P J Lynch, When Jessie Came Across the Sea, Walker Books
1996 Helen Cooper, The Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed, Doubleday
1995 P J Lynch, The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, Walker Books
1994 Gregory Rogers, Way Home, Andersen Press
1993 Alan Lee, Black Ships Before Troy, Frances Lincoln
1992 Anthony Browne, Zoo, Julia MacRae
1991 Janet Ahlberg, The Jolly Christmas Postman, Heinemann
1990 Gary Blythe, The Whales' Song, Hutchinson
1989 Michael Foreman, War Boy: a Country Childhood, Pavilion
1988 Barbara Firth, Can't You Sleep Little Bear?, Walker Books
1987 Adrienne Kennaway, Crafty Chameleon, Hodder & Stoughton
1986 Fiona French, Snow White in New York, OUP
1985 Juan Wijngaard, Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady, Walker Books
1984 Errol Le Cain, Hiawatha's Childhood, Faber
1983 Anthony Browne, Gorilla, Julia MacRae
1982 Michael Foreman, Long Neck and Thunder Foot and Sleeping Beauty and Other Favourite Fairy Tales, Kestrel and Gollancz
1981 Charles Keeping, The Highwayman, OUP
1980 Quentin Blake, Mr Magnolia, Cape
1979 Jan Pienkowski, The Haunted House, Heinemann
1978 Janet Ahlberg, Each Peach Pear Plum, Kestrel
1977 Shirley Hughes, Dogger, Bodley Head
1976 Gail E Haley, The Post Office Cat, Bodley Head
1975 Victor Ambrus, Horses in Battle and Mishka, OUP
1974 Pat Hutchins, The Wind Blew, Bodley Head
1973 Raymond Briggs, Father Christmas, H Hamilton
1972 Krystyna Turska, The Woodcutter's Duck, H Hamilton
1971 Jan Pienkowski, The Kingdom under the Sea, Cape
1970 John Burningham, Mr Gumpy's Outing, Cape
1969 Helen Oxenbury, The Quangle Wangle's hat and The Dragon of an Ordinary Family, Heinemann
1968 Pauline Baynes, Dictionary of Chivalry, Longman
1967 Charles Keeping, Charlotte and the Golden Canary, OUP
1966 Raymond Briggs, Mother Goose Treasury, H Hamilton
1965 Victor Ambrus, The Three Poor Tailors, OUP
1964 C W Hodges, Shakespeare's Theatre, OUP
1963 John Burningham, Borka: the Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers, Cape
1962 Brian Wildsmith, A.B.C, OUP
1961 Antony Maitland, Mrs. Cockle's Cat, Constable
1960 Gerald Rose, Old Winkle and the Seagulls, Faber
1959 William Stobbs, Kashtanka and A Bundle of Ballads, OUP
1958 Prize withheld as no book considered suitable
1957 V H Drummond, Mrs Easter and the Storks, Faber
1956 Edward Ardizzone, Tim All Alone, OUP
1955 Prize withheld as no book considered suitable

booksteensandmagazines Tue 18-Jun-13 12:43:44

I love the way the prize wasn't awarded some years! I counted 8 Greenaway winners and 10 Carnegie ones.
When I discovered Anthony Browne's picture books, it was amazing. I enjoyed them as much as my children and I've used them as a base for library lessons with year 4 and 5 children.
My favourite Carneigie is hard to call but Bog Child was the book that really got me into teen books. It was so fresh and different and it helped me understand a part of history that I remember reading about when I was young.

Pozzled Tue 18-Jun-13 22:26:37

I think 17 Carnegie and 14 Greenaway winners. I was surprised by some of the Greenaway ones- things like 'When Jessie came across the sea' and 'The Whales' Song' I have come across in charity shops. I love them both, but didn't realise that their quality had been recognised 'officially' IYKWIM.

IndridCold Wed 19-Jun-13 10:26:17

10 Carnegie but only about 5 Greenaway, which I find quite surprising (not least because my parents had a bookshop!).

Knight Crusader and Edge of the Cloud (which was one of the Flambards books I think) are still two of my favourite books ever.

BlackeyedSusan Wed 19-Jun-13 23:27:37

2 of the first list, tom's midnight garden and the cs lewis one (last battle?)

can't stand "can't you sleep little bear?" love "each peach pear plum , i spy tom thumb" and read 6 more.

Colyngbourne Thu 27-Jun-13 18:33:14

I think, 34 of the Carnegie (though some were so long ago, I can't remember the book very well).

18 of the Kate Greenaway.

My favourites from the Carnegie would be The Machine-Gunners, Skellig, The Owl Service, Thunder & Lightenings, Here Lies Arthur, The Changeover, The Last Battle, and Postcards from No-Man's Land. Probably the most important/best/favourite book of those is a tie between The Last Battle, and Postcards from No-Man's Land.

Favourites from the Kate Greenaway are Each Peach, Pear, Plum; Harry & Hopper, and Black Ships Before Troy. I think the best is a tie between the first and the last of those three.

I've read 19 Carnegie winners and 2 Greenaway ones.

The Wind on the Moon was one of my favourite books as a child grin and I hadn't thought of it for years until I saw it there on the list just now. I must see if I can get my hands on a copy to read to the children grin

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