And the winners are...
The Sleeper & the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
and One by Sarah Crossan
This year's awards also included a separate category with a view to celebrate the awareness of human rights through children's books. The winners of the Amnesty CILIP Honours are...
There's a Bear on My Chair by Ross Collins
and The Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley
Many congratulations to the winners! We all certainly enjoyed ourselves today here at SLS, where we have been discussing the shortlists and casting votes for this year's 'Guernsey Winners'. Our favourites were Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Jon Klassen from the Greenaway shortlist, and an usual outcome from the Carnegie vote presented us with three favourites: One by Sarah Crossan, The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge and Robin Talley's The Lies We Tell Ourselves. Great voting, everyone!