Shadowers from South Charnwood High School, King Edward IV Handsworth School, Mandeville Primary School and Howard Park Community School with 2017 Medal winners Ruta Sepetys and Lane Smith. Photo by Anthony Upton.


Certificate Competition

This year the winners of the Shadowers’ Choice Awards, voted for and awarded by you, the shadowers will be revealed at the announcement ceremony.
CILIP invites shadowers to get creative and design or illustrate the winning certificate. A winner will be chosen for each medal and be given the chance to present their certificate to the winners of the Shadowers’ Choice Awards at the ceremony in June.

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Video Competition

Record a short film about YOUR shadowing group! to the camera...capture your discussions...give a sneak peek inside the books you are reading. Show us why you think your shadowing group is brilliant!
And your shadowing group could be in with a chance of winning tickets to attend this year's Awards Ceremony.

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ClearVision Tactile Book Competition

We have partnered with ClearVision, a postal lending library of books in print and braille and tactile form, on their international competition to create tactile books, the Typhlo and Tacus Award.
This year the Typhlo and Tacus Award is celebrating its 20th anniversary and we are encouraging shadowing groups to work with adults to create their own tactile books inspired by the Kate Greenaway shortlisted titles.

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Writing Competition

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