Tuesday, March 11, 2008

SCBWI Announces 2007 Golden Kite Awards

Thanks to Cynthia Leitich Smith for posting the following info WITH LINKS:

Golden Kite Award Winners:

Picture Book Text: Pierre in Love by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Petra Mathers (Orchard).

Picture Book Illustration: Little Night by Yuyi Morales (Roaring Brook)(illustrator interview).
Note: Yuyi also illustrated Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez.

Golden Kite Honor Recipients:
Picture Book Text: The End by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Richard Egielski (Arthur A. Levine Books)(author interview).
Note: David won the 2005 Sid Fleischman Humor Award for Absolutely Positively Not.

Picture Book Illustration: Who Put the B in Ballyhoo? by Carlyn Beccia (Houghton Mifflin)(author-illustrator interview)
Cover illustration by Petra Mathers

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