Greenaway Medal Awardees

The Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded annually for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people that is first published in the U.K. It was established in 1955, for distinguished illustration in a book for children. It is named after the popular nineteenth century artist known for her fine children's illustrations and designs. The medal is awarded by CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals which inherited it from the Library Association.
Source: http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk. All rights reserved.

This particular collection includes some notable winners of Greenaway Medal and shortlisted books from the year 1987 to 2012.

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The Jolly Christmas Postman (1991)

Written by Janet Ahlberg and Allan Ahlberg

It's Christmas Eve and the Jolly Postman is delivering greetings to various fairy-tale characters – there's a card for Baby Bear, a game appropriately called 'Beware' for Red Riding Hood from Mr Wolf, a get-well jigsaw for hospitalized Humpty Dumpty and three more surprise envelopes. 

The Jolly Christmas Postman is the seasonal sequel of, the Kate Greenaway Medal winning, The Jolly Postman which has sold over five million copies worldwide and remains one of the most innovative and interactive children's books available. This book is recommended for children ages 5 and up. (Copyright © Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hachette. All rights reserved.)

Source:  Hachette Book Group.

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