Yoto Carnegie Greenaway Awards Shortlists

I’m pleased to share that PGC has three titles on the 2022 Yoto Carnegie Greenaway Awards Shortlist. (Formerly the CILIP Awards, now sponsored by Yoto, a screen-free audio platform for children.) The winners will be announced on June 16.

On the 2022 Yoto Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist:

Too Much Stuff by Emily Gravett is a witty and playful picture book with a subtle environmental message about the dangers of over-consumption. Too Much Stuff follows on the wacky adventures of Pete the Badger from acclaimed picture book, Tidy. This marks Emily Gravett’s fifth Kate Greenaway-shortlist nomination! She previously won for Wolves and Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears in 2005 and 2008 respectively, and was shortlisted for Orange Pear Apple BearMonkey and Me, and Wolf Won’t Bite! in 2007, 2008, and 2012.

9781509857333, $24.95, hardcover

9781509857357, $17.99, paperback

Pan Macmillan VIA PGC Raincoast

On the 2022 Yoto Carnegie Medal Shortlist:

Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle, known as the “Brixton Bard.” Based on true events, Cane Warriors follows the 18th century Jamaican slave rebellion, known as Tacky’s War, from the perspective of 14-year-old Moa. PGC distributes a number of Wheatle’s YA novels, including recent release Kemosha of the Caribbean (9781617759826) and Home Girl (9781617757532) from Akashic Books, as well as The Humiliations of Welton Blake (9781781129494) and Kerb-Stain Boys (9781781128091) on the Barrington Stoke list.

9781509857333, $24.95, hardcover

9781509857357, $17.99, paperback

Pan Macmillan VIA PGC Raincoast

Guard Your Heart by Sue Divin takes place in 2016  in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It’s a gripping love story between two teenagers, Aidan and Iona, born in 2018 on the day of the “Good Friday” peace agreement – one an Irish Catholic Republican and the other, Protestant and British – as they navigate their differences.

9781529041675, $17.99, paperback

Pan Macmillan (6/1/2021)

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