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What makes an Award Winner?

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Fri, 28th Aug 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

10:00am to 1:00pm

Apologies, due to unavoidable circumstances, Eastern YLG have cancelled this event.  The AGM, also advertised will now take place at Ely Library, Cambridgeshire, at 10.30 am and an informal discussion regarding possible CKG nominations will take place afterwards. All are very welcome to attend.  Please ask for Anne Worthington. Alternatively please contact Anne Worthington,'

Join our bookfest to discuss next potential award winner


  • Jake Hope - Reading Development and Children's Book Consultant;
  • Hannah Thompson - CKG Judge & illustrator


Hear about the official criteria for selecting Carnegie & Kate Greenaway titles

  • Discover new authors and illustrators
  • Share your favourite book
  • Network and attend the YLG Eastern AGM
  • Hear about what your professional group is doing for you.
  • We welcome suggestions for future training in the region. 

The day will allow attendees to explore the criteria of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards. Share books they think should have been nominated . Was Bunker Diary winning a travesty? Think When Mr Dog Bites, had no place on the shortlist?

Can't fathom why Jackie Morris hasn't been more successful? This day can't promise to answer these questions, but it may cast more light on the process. Speak to judges past and present. Take 30 seconds to convince them of why your favourite book of 2015 should be nominated.

Marsh Farm Library

Northwest Drive
LU3 3TL Luton

United Kingdom

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