Category Archives: children’s book awards

NYT Book Review announced its list of the 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2011

The Book Review’s 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books for 2011 are: Along a Long Road written and illustrated by Frank Viva (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) A Ball for Daisyā€¯ written and illustrated by Chris Raschka (Schwartz & Wade) … Continue reading

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Children’s Choice Book Awards announced

Kids voted James Patterson author of the year, and Peter Brown illustrator of the year, for the third annual Children’s Choice Book Awards. I really like both of those authors/illustrators, so that’s lovely to see. There are some other fantastic … Continue reading

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New children’s literature award – for plant and ecology themed children’s books

Did you know that there was a literary award for children’s books that are plant, garden and ecology-themed? I didn’t. Check out the new “Growing Good Kids – Excellence in Children’s Literature Awards” Program. The 2009 winners are: The Apple-pip … Continue reading

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Children’s Winner and Honor Books of Midwest Booksellers’ Choice Awards

The children’s book winners of the 2008 Midwest Booksellers’ Choice Awards are: Winners: Children’s Picture Book: Agate: What Good Is a Moose? by Joe Morgan Dey and Nikki Johnson (Lake Superior Port Cities) Children’s Literature: Little Klein by Anne Ylvisaker … Continue reading

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New UK book award – Roald Dahl prize

UK children’s book laureate Michael Rosen has created a new book award–the Roald Dahl prize for funny children’s books. Rosen is quoted as saying: “”If there had been a prize for funny books when Roald Dahl was writing, he would … Continue reading

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Close to 55,000 children voted for the first US annual National Children’s Choice Book Awards

The first US annual National Children’s Choice Book Awards have been announced. Close to 55,000 children voted on their favorite books, as well as their favorite author and illustrator. I think it’s a great thing that children get to vote … Continue reading

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2008 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children’s books announced

Australian author Sonya Hartnett won the 2008 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award; congratulations to her! Here’s what they said about her work: “Sonya Hartnett is one of the major forces for renewal in modern young adult fiction. With psychological depth and … Continue reading

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The Cybils awards winners have been announced

The Cybils winners have been announced; if you’re curious, head on over there to check out which books won. You’re sure to find some great reads.

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Many recent children’s book awards

There have been children’s book awards galore–and, not surprisingly, some of the books that are finalists in the Cybils awards have also received awards from other places. (You can see which ones at this post.) As usual, some of my … Continue reading

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The rest of the 2007 Cybils finalists have been announced

The rest of the 2007 Cybils awards finalists (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards) have been announced! That means the finalists for Young Adult Fiction; Nonfiction Picture Books; Graphic Novels; and Middle Grade and YA Nonfiction. You can see … Continue reading

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