Reflections by award-winning maritime historian Joan Druett, author of many books about the sea
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Friday, June 25, 2010
Winning children's books
Neil Gaiman's Newbery-winning The Graveyard Book has won the UK's prestigious Carnegie Medal.
The equally illustrious Kate Greenaway Medalfor an illustrated children's book has gone to Australian illustrator Freya Blackwood for Harry & Hopper (with story by Margaret Wild). Published in the UK and Australasia by Scholastic, the book is not available in the US.