Episode 24: Picture Book Special with Sarah McIntyre and William Grill

Broadcast 28 June, 2016


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Two award-winning author/illustrators, Sarah McIntyre and William Grill (plus Will's dog Barney) join the gang in the studio for a special episode about this year’s CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, and the role of illustration in children’s books. Plus Louise and Katherine go behind the scenes at the awards to interview 2016 Greenaway winner, Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell.

Reading list:

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016 shortlist:

Willy’s Stories by Anthony Browne (Walker Books)
There’s a Bear on My Chair by Ross Collins (Nosy Crow)
Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers (HarperCollins)
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, illustrated by Jon Klassen written by Mac Barnett (Walker)
Something About a Bear by Jackie Morris (Frances Lincoln)
Captain Jack and the Pirates illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, written by Peter Bently (Puffin)
Footpath Flowers illustrated by Sydney Smith, written by Jon Arno Lawson, (Walker)

And the winner:

The Sleeper and the Spindle illustrated by Chris Riddell, written by Neil Gaiman (Bloomsbury)

Our guests:

Sarah McIntyre

William Grill

Find out more:

The CILIP Carnegie and Greenaway Children's Book Awards

Carnegie Greenaway Shadowing Scheme

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