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Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Twitter Takeover

Posted By Jacob Hope, 08 June 2020

To celebrate the 2020 shortlists of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, we will be holding a Twitter Takeover on 14 June.  This will be an opportunity to engage and interact with judges and key personnel of the awards and to hear more from the shortlisted authors and illustrators.  The Youth Libraries Group are delighted to announce the provisional programme for the day which runs from 11am to 6pm.

11.00am to 12.00pm Reading around the World
An exploration of the importance of prizes in reading with Shaun Tan (TBC), Kate Greenaway shortlisted author and illustrator of Tales from the Inner City and a representative from the Children's Book Council of Australia, comparing their awards with ours.

12.00pm to 1.00pm Art, Expression and Adversity
Marcus Sedgwick and Julian Sedgwick will talk about their Carnegie shortlisted book Voyages of Orpheus Black in the Underworld and about collaboration.

1.00pm to 2.00pm Empathy and Illustration
Illustrator Poonam Mistry and author and illustrator Chris Naylor-Ballesteros talk about empathy in their Kate Greenaway shortlisted books, You're Snug with Me  and The Suitcase.

2.00pm to 3.00pm True North
Chris Mould (TBC) Kate Greenaway shortlisted illustrator of The Iron Man and Anthony McGowan author of Carnegie shortlisted Lark talk about their books set in the North.

3.00pm to 4.00pm Sea and Survival
Chris Vick Carnegie shortlisted author of Girl. Boy. Sea.  and Beth Waters, author and illustrator of Kate Greenaway shortlisted Child of St Kilda talk about their books and the role of the sea.

4.00pm to 5.00pm A Sense of Self
Authors Randy Ribay and Dean Atta talk about the role of identity in their Carnegie shortlisted books, Patron Saints of Nothing and The Black Flamingo.  Closes with announcement of YLG Awards Shortlist 2020!

5.00pm to 6.00pm Quiz
With CILIP Library Champion Bobby Seagull, via his YouTube Channel.


Please note participants in sessions may change.  Please keep your eyes peeled on Twitter from @YouthLibraries.

Make your voice and views part of the discussion #CKG20.









Tags:  Carnegie  Kate Greenaway  Outstanding Illustration  Outstanding Writing  Reading  Reading for Pleasure  Visual Literacy 

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