The Guardian Fiction Prize awarded to




by Susan Price


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Carnegie Medal

awarded to

The Ghost Drum


Susan Price

What is the Carnegie Medal?

The Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal are awarded annually by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

     The Carnegie is awarded for 'an outstanding book for young people,' and the Greenaway for an outstanding illustrated book for young people.

     They are the oldest and most prestigious book awards given in Britain for children and young people's books.

     Former winners include C. S. Lewis, Phillip Pullman, Terry Pratchett -- and me!


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