Kate Greenaway Medal

The Children's Literature Web Guide
The [British] Library Association, Youth Libraries Group.

Established 1956. Presented annually for the most distinguished work in the illustration of children's books published in the United Kingdom. The date below reflects the date the book was published. The award is presented during the summer of the following year.

*1997 - P.J. Lynch, When Jessie Came Across the Sea (Text: Amy Hest) Macdonald Young Books

Highly commended

*Charlotte Voake. Ginger (Walker Books)

*Bob Graham. Queenie the Bantam (Walker Books)

Complete Shortlist

*1996 - Helen Cooper, The Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed. Doubleday

Highly Commended:

*Caroline Binch, Down by the River: Afro-Caribbean rhymes, games, and songs for children (Compiled by: Grace Hallworth) Heinemann.


*Christina Balit, Ishtar and Tammuz: a Babylonian myth of the seasons (Text: Christopher Moore) Frances Lincoln.

Complete Shortlist

*1995 - P.J. Lynch, The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (Text: Susan Wojciechowski)

*1994 - Gregory Rogers, The Way Home (Text: Libby Hathorn)

Highly commended:

*Helen Oxenbury, So Much (Text: Trish Cooke)


*Chris Riddell, Something Else (Text: Kathryn Cave)

*1993 - Alan Lee, Black Ships before Troy (Text: Rosemary Sutcliff)

*1992 - Anthony Browne, Zoo

*1991 - Janet Ahlberg, The Jolly Christmas Postman (Text: Allan Ahlberg)

*1990 - Gary Blythe, The Whales' Song (Text: Dyan Sheldon)

*1989 - Michael Foreman, War Boy: A Country Childhood

*1988 - Barbara Firth, Can't you Sleep, Little Bear? (Text: Martin Waddell)

*1987 - Adrienne Kennaway, Crafty Chameleon (Text: Mwenye Hadithi)

*1986 - Fiona French, Snow White in New York

*1985 - Juan Wijngaard, Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady (Text: Selina Hastings)

* 1984 - Errol LeCain, Hiawatha's Childhood

*1983 - Anthony Browne, Gorilla

*1982 - Michael Foreman, Long Neck and Thunder Foot (Text: Helen Piers), and Sleeping Beauty and other Favorite Fairy Tales (Selected by: Angela Carter)

*1981 - Charles Keeping, The Highwayman (Text: Alfred Noyes)

*1980 - Quentin Blake, Mr. Magnolia

*1979 - Jan Pienkowski, The Haunted House

*1978 - Janet Ahlberg, Each Peach Pear Plum (Text: Allan Ahlberg)

*1977 - Shirley Hughes, Dogger

*1976 - Gail E. Haley, The Post Office Cat

*1975 - Victor Ambrus, Horses in Battle, and Mishka

*1974 - Pat Hutchins, The Wind Blew

*1973 - Raymond Briggs, Father Christmas

*1972 - Krystyna Turska, The Woodcutter's Duck

*1971 - Jan Pienkowski, The Kingdom Under the Sea

*1970 - John Burningham, Mr. Gumpy's Outing

*1969 - Helen Oxenbury, The Quangle-Wangle's Hat (Text: Edward Lear)

*1968 - Pauline Baynes, A Dictionary of Chivalry (Text: Grant Uden)

*1967 - Charles Keeping, Charley, Charlotte and the Golden Canary

*1966 - Raymond Briggs, Mother Goose Treasury

*1965 - Victor Ambrus, Three Poor Tailors

*1964 - C. Walter Hodges, Shakespeare's Theatre

*1963 - John Burningham, Borka: The Adventures of a Goose With No Feathers

*1962 - Brian Wildsmith, Brian Wildsmith's ABC

*1961 - Anthony Maitland, Mrs. Cockle's Cat (Text: Philippa Pearce)

*1960 - Gerald Rose, Old Winkle and the Seagulls (Text: Elizabeth Rose)

*1959 - William Stobbs, Kashtanka (Text: Anton Chekov), and A Bundle of Ballads (Compiled by: Ruth Manning-Sanders)

*1958 - No Award

*1957 - V.H. Drummond, Mrs. Easter and the Storks

*1956 - Edward Ardizzone, Tim All Alone

*1955 - No Award

Thursday, October 15, 1998
U.K. Book Awards from:
The Children's Literature Web Guide

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