Winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal: Where the World Ends
Exactly thirty years since she first won the Carnegie Medal – the most prestigious children's book award,
Geraldine McCaughrean wins the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018 for Where the World Ends, a gripping story of survival based on a true story.
“ A haunting, immersive and unforgettable reading experience ”
The CILIP Carnegie Children's Book Awards, 2018
Every summer Quill and his friends are put ashore on a remote sea stac to hunt birds.
But this summer, no one arrives to take them home.
Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they've been abandoned –
cold, starving and clinging to life, in the grip of a murderous ocean.
How will they survive?