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Who Wants a Tortoise? Written by David Keane and Illus. by K.G. Campbell

02 May 2017

Seven of Painted Words’s Authors/Illustrators Books Included in Bank Street’s Best Children Books of the Year 2017

May 2, 2017

Every year, the Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education compile a list of the best children’s books of the previous year. Based on criteria such as literary excellence, quality of illustration, diversity, and emotional impact, these books are recommended for parents, librarians, and children. This year, Bank Street has chosen seven of Painted Words’s books as some of the best books of 2016!

Under Five:

Five to Nine:

Nine to Twelve:

Bank Street’s full list of recommended books can be found here. Congratulations to our Painted Words artists and authors!

K.G. Campbell, Barroux, and Liz Zunon Included on School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2016 Thus Far List

August 5, 2016

The School Library Journal has compiled a list of “Some of the Best Picture Books of 2016 Thus Far (Mid Year Summary),” featuring picture books published this year that they believe stand out. Three of our illustrators were included on the list. The chosen books were:

  • Don’t Call Me Grandma, written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and illustrated by Liz Zunon
  • Where’s the Elephant? by Barroux
  • K.G. Campbell‘s Dylan the Villain and Who Wants a Tortoise

Congratulations, Liz, Barroux, and K.G.! You can read the full list of recommended books here.