Social Justice Literature Award

We Are Still Here! Native American Truths Everyone Should Know by Traci Sorell, illustrated by me and published by Charlesbridge Publishing, has won the 2022 International Library Association’s Social Justice Literature Award in the nonfiction picture book category! This award was given out by the 2022 Social Justice Literature Award Committee of the International Library Association’s Literacy…

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Studio Crawl

7-12 June Have you ever wondered how picture books are made? Would you like to know how illustrator’s create the funny, colourful, fabulous illustrations and artwork that your children love so much?  Well this is your chance to deep dive into the world of children’s book illustration. Book your seat for the Studio Crawl and…

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THE ART OF STORY – FRANÉ LESSAC RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITIOIN

Next stop, Margaret River. The retrospective exhibition is now on display at the Margaret River HEART Centre. The free exhibition will be on display throughout the festival – a not-to-be-missed event for anyone who loves arts, culture, books and Margaret River.  Visit the festival website for more details.

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Award Season!

We Are Still Here! Native American Truths Everyone Should Know, written by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac (Charlesbridge) received two honor awards at the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards The Robert F. Sibert Award for the most distinguished informational book for children in the United States The American Indian Youth Literature Award identifies and…

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