These prestigious awards took place on 16th June 2021 and this year the judges cite ‘powerful and emotional punch’ delivered by the two winners – Jason Reynolds and Sydney Smith.

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US Poet and novelist Jason Reynolds secures first Carnegie Medal for Look Both Ways.

Author and Illustrator Sydney Smith wins a second Kate Greenaway Medal for Small in the City

  • Manjeet Mann’s debut novel Run, Rebel (Penguin Random House Children’s) and Sharon King-Chai’s Starbird (Two Hoots) take home the Shadowers’ Choice Awards from the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal shortlists respectively