Category: Awards

The Original Art Awards & Honors

Society of Illustrators

The Museum of American Illustrator at the Society of Illustrators has announced their awards and honors presented in The Original Art, an annual exhibit. The exhibit celebrates the art of children’s book illustration. Here are the award winners:

GOLD MEDAL

The Lost House

The Lost House by b.b. cronin

SILVER MEDALS

Before Morning 27206486

Before Morning by Beth Krommes, written by Joyce Sidman

Bring Me a Rock! by Daniel Miyares

(Tip of the hat to Fuse #8 for the news!)

2016 New Zealand Book Awards

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The winners of the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards have been announced. The winner of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year and winner of the Elsie Locke Non-Fiction Award is

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Anzac Heroes by Maria Gill, illustrated by Marco Ivancic

Other winners include:

PICTURE BOOK AWARD

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The Little Kiwi’s Matariki by Nikki Slade Robinson

ESTHER GLEN JUNIOR FICTION AWARD

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From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle by Kate De Goldi

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

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Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo by Brian Falkner

RUSSELL CLARK ILLUSTRATION AWARD

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Much Ado About Shakespeare by Donovan Bixley

Visit the site for more award winners including the ones voted on by children in New Zealand.

British Book Design Awards Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2016 British Book Design Awards have been announced. The following are some of the shortlisted titles. The full list can be seen here.

CHILDREN’S TRADE 0-8 YEARS

 

Above and Below by Patricia Hegarty, illustrated by Hanako Clulow

Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars

 

The Colour Monster by Anna Llenas

Dog on a Train by Kate Prendergast

 

Give & Take by Lucie Felix

The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers

Nibbles by Emma Yarlett

 

CHILDREN’S TRADE 9-16 YEARS

 

The Complete Alice by Lewis Carroll and Sir John Tenniel

The Fox and the Star by Coralie Bickford-Smith

 

Hello World by Jonathan Litton

The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Chris Riddell

 

Outside: A Guide to Discovering Nature by Maria Ana Peixe Dias

Under Earth, Under Water by Aleksandra Mizielinski

 

Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the first Klaus Flugge Prize has been announced. The British award is for the most exciting newcomers to children’s books. The winner will be announced in September. Here are the six shortlisted titles:

Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild The Girl With The Parrot On Her Head

Counting Lions by Katie Cotton, illustrated by Stephen Walton

The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head by Daisy Hirst

Hector and Hummingbird Lili

Hector and Hummingbird by Nicholas John Frith

Lili by Wen Dee Tan

Toby and the Ice Giants Too Many Toys!

Toby and the Ice Giants by Joe Lillington

Too Many Toys by Heidi Deedman