Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls bags double honors
June 15 , 2012
Patrick Ness's novel A Monster Calls has won both the Carnegie Medal and its sister prize for illustration for the first time in the awards' history.
A Monster Calls tells the story of a boy coming to terms with his mother's fight against cancer.
It is the second consecutive Carnegie win for Ness, whose Monsters of Men took the prize in 2011.