23 June 2011

Carnegie Winner

The winner of the 2011 Carnegie Medal was announced at 12.30pm today as being...

Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness!

I am super-pleased because it was my favourite by far from the shortlist and the one I chose as my winner in my summary of all the shortlisted books.

You can read his superb acceptance speech at the Guardian website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/childrens-books-site/2011/jun/23/patrick-ness-carnegie-prize-libraries

1 comment:

  1. Oh.... I thought White Crow should win, it came first in our county draw, I voted for it :)