Friday, May 16, 2008

Kevan Attebury wins a 2008 Children's Choice Award!

The Children's Choice Book Awards program was created to provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them and to help develop a reading list that will motivate children to read. The program is a new component of Children's Book Week, the longest running literacy event in the country.

The full list of Children's Choice Book Award winners for 2008 are:

  • Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year:

Frankie Stein written by Lola M. Schaefer, illustrated by Kevan Atteberry (Marshall Cavendish Corporation)

  • Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year

Big Cats by Elaine Landau (Enslow Publishers)

  • Fifth Grade to Sixth Grade Book of the Year

Encyclopedia Horrifica by Joshua Gee (Scholastic)

  • Illustrator of the Year Award

Ian Falconer, Olivia Helps with Christmas (Simon & Schuster)

  • Author of the Year Award

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Scholastic)

Monday, May 12, 2008


By Jill Esbaum