Awards news from Anansi and Groundwood March 20 2012
Please forgive us for bragging, but quite a few Anansi and Groundwood books have recently been nominated for a number of significant awards. Please indulge us as we celebrate for a moment.
Keep reading for the full list!
Island of Wings (Karin Altenberg), longlisted
The Blue Book (A.L. Kennedy, forthcoming Fall 2012), longlisted
CBC Bookie Awards (don’t forget to VOTE for the Bookies!)
The Sisters Brothers (Patrick deWitt), nominated
The Water Rat of Wanchai (Ian Hamilton), nominated
The Emperor of Lies (Steve Sem-Sandberg), longlisted
Oyama Pink Shale (Sharon Thesen), shortlisted
Easy to Like (Edward Riche), shortlisted
I’ll Be Watching (Pamela Porter), shortlisted
Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize
Grandpa’s Girls (written by Nicola I. Campbell, illustrated by Kim LaFave), shortlisted
No Ordinary Day (Deborah Ellis)
When Apples Grew Noses and White Horses Flew (written by Jan Andrews and illustrated by Dusan Petricic)
Migrant (written by Maxine Trottier and illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault)
A Few Blocks (Cybele Young)
Heartfelt congratulations to all the authors and illustrators!