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Episode 3: Picture Book Special with Nadia Shireen and Ed Vere

Broadcast 30 June, 2014

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To celebrate the 2014 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, the team are joined by picture book creators Nadia Shireen and Ed Vere for an episode exploring picture book illustration. Featuring an interview with 2014 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal winner Jon Klassen, as well as a special visit to the queen of children’s book illustration, Shirley Hughes.


Our sparring guests

Nadia Shireen

Ed Vere


Reading list

Greenaway Shortlist:

The Paper Dolls by Rebecca Cobb & Julia Donaldson (Macmillan)

The Day The Crayons Quit by Oliver Jeffers & Drew Daywalt (HarperCollins)

Where My Wellies Take Me by Olivia Lomenech Gill and Clare & Michael Morpurgo (Templar)

The Dark by Jon Klassen & Lemony Snicket (Orchard)

Mouse, Bird, Snake, Wolf by Dave McKean & David Almond (Walker)

Oliver by Birgitta Sif (Walker)

This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen (Walker)

Greenaway Past:

Tim All Alone by Edward Ardizzone (Frances Lincoln)

The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet & Allan Ahlberg (Puffin)

A Monster Calls by Jim Kay & Patrick Ness (Walker)

John Burningham

Helen Oxenbury

The Marigold Garden by Kate Greenaway (Pook Press)

Beatrix Potter

This Moose Belongs To Me by Oliver Jeffers (HarperCollins)

 Banana! by Ed Vere (Puffin)

Wolves by Emily Gravett (Macmillan)

Little Mouse’s Big Book Of Fears by Emily Gravett (Macmillan)

Dogger by Shirley Hughes (Random House)

The Lucy & Tom series by Shirley Hughes (Puffin)

Sally’s Secret by Shirley Hughes (Random House)

Ella’s Big Chance by Shirley Hughes (Random House)

Haunted House by Jan Pienkowski  (Walker)


New books this month

Stay Where You Are Then Leave by John Boyne (Random House)

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud (Random House)

The Scarecrows’ Wedding by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler (Macmillan)

Mouse’s First Night At Moonlight School by Simon Puttock & Ali Pye (Nosy Crow)

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners by Pamela Butchart (Nosy Crow)

Daisy And The Trouble With Sports Day by Kes Gray (Random House)

Dixie O’Day And The Great Diamond Robbery by Shirley Hughes & Clara Vuillamy (Random House)

Seal Island by Julia Green (OUP)

Rendezvous In Russia: A Laura Marlin Mystery by Lauren St John (Orion)

The Pilot And The Little Prince by Peter Sís (Pushkin)

The Cat Who Came In Off The Roof by Annie MG Schmidt (Pushkin)

The Cardboard Box Book by Roger Priddy (Priddy Books)


Find out more

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal


Image from This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen (Walker)