Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Eight Annick Titles Shortlisted for OLA Forest of Reading!

We're very pleased to announce that eight of our titles--encompassing fifteen authors and illustrators!--have been shortlisted for the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading awards.

And the nominees from Annick Press are...
For the Blue Spruce award, A Flock of Shoes by Sarah Tsiang with art by Qin Leng

For the Silver Birch Non-Fiction award:
50 Poisonous Questions by Tanya Lloyd Kyi with art by Ross Kinnaird
Africans Thought of It by Bathseba Opini and Richard B. Lee
Animals That Changed the World by Keltie Thomas
Game Day by Kevin Sylvester

For the Red Maple Fiction award, Thunder Over Kandahar by Sharon McKay with photos by Rafal Gerszak

For the White Pine Non-Fiction award, i.d. by Kate Scowen and Peter Mitchell

For the Golden Oak award, Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton with art by Liz Amini-Holmes
Congratulations to all of the authors and illustrators, and to everyone who had a hand in bringing these books to life. We're keeping our fingers crossed and looking forward to the awards ceremony in 2012!

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