Kate Greenaway Shortlist 2014

By Chris Jarosh

Book covers for the shortlisted titles for the 2014 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

Every book shortlisted for the 2014 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal has a reading practice quiz available for Accelerated Reader. The shortlist was announced on 18 March. The winner will be revealed on Monday 23 June.

The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson is illustrated by Rebecca Cobb. A little girl and her mother make some paper dolls that go on an adventure.

The Paper Dolls | Macmillan | 978-0-230-74108-9 | LY | BL 3.3 | Quiz #225997

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt is illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. When Duncan opens his box of crayons at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

The Day the Crayons Quit | HarperCollins | 978-0-00-751375-8 | LY | BL 3.8 | Quiz #225529

The Dark by Lemony Snicket is illustrated by Jon Klassen. Laszlo is afraid of the dark which lives in the same big, creaky house as him, until one night the dark pays him a visit.

The Dark | Orchard | 978-1-4083-3002-9 | LY | BL 3.1 | Quiz #225024

This is Not My Hat is written and illustrated by Jon Klassen. A tiny fish wearing a blue hat hopes not to wake up the trouble that might be following close behind. This is a three-question quiz.

This is Not My Hat | Walker | 978-1-4063-4393-9 | LY | BL 1.6 | Quiz #226092

Where My Wellies Take Me by Michael and Clare Morpurgo is illustrated by Olivia Lomenech. While Pippa stays with her Aunty Peggy, she loves going for long, wandering walks into the beautiful countryside. Complemented by relevant poems from some of poetry’s greatest authors.

Where My Wellies Take Me | Templar | 978-1-84877-544-2 | MY | BL 5.4 | Quiz #226093

Mouse Bird Snake Wolf by David Almond is illustrated by Dave McKean. The gods have created a world that is safe and calm, but when Little Ben, Sue, and Harry use sticks, leaves, and clay to make their own animals, they wonder if it is possible to unmake what has been made.

Mouse Bird Snake Wolf | Walker | 978-1-4063-2289-7 | LY | BL 3.5 | Quiz #224509

Oliver is written and illustrated by Birgitta Sif. Oliver, whose friends are puppets and stuffed toys, imagines adventures, but he discovers the delights of another kind of friend when his tennis ball rolls into her garden.

Oliver | Walker | 978-1-4063-3797-6 | LY | BL 2.4 | Quiz #223369

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