Library Association book awards
Illustrators shortlisted for the Greenaway Award are Caroline Binch for Gregory Cool (Frances Lincoln, illustrated left); Anthony Browne for King Kong (Julia MacRae); Paul Geraghty for The Hunter (Hutchinson); P J Lynch for Catkin (Walker Books); Helen Oxenbury for So Much (Walker Books); Jane Ray for The Happy Prince (Orchard); Chris Riddell for Something Else (Viking); and Gregory Rogers for Way Home (Andersen Press). The winners will be announced on July 12.
The Macmillan Prize, established in 1985 to stimulate new work from illustrators in art schools, was also announced last week. Joint second-prizes were awarded to Jane Simmons of Anglia Polytechnic and Andrew Rowland of Manchester Metropolitan University and third prize was awarded to Heidi V Lane of the University of Northumbria.