2008 CILIP Carnegie Winner challenges Arthurian legend
26 June 2008Add to My Folder
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Philip Reeve’s book, Here Lies Arthur, wins the Carnegie Medal 2008
Today, the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal 2008 went to Philip Reeve for Here Lies Arthur his fresh, bold retelling of the Arthurian legend.
“I didn’t believe it at first,” says Reeve, “but as I got over the shock and it began to sink in, I felt totally honoured. It is very special to win the CILIP Carnegie Medal. It has such a history and I admire so many past winners’ work it is quite humbling to be ranked alongside them.”