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10 Books Illus. by PW Artists On Bank Street College’s Best Children’s Books Of Year List

04 Jun 2018

Congratulations to the following Painted Words artists/authors whose books were included in Bank Street College’s Best Children’s Books of the Year 2018 List:

Frank MorrisonOne Last Word, Clayton Byrd Goes Underground
Ashley SpiresThe Thing Lou Couldn’t Do, Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel
Vanessa Brantley-NewtonThe Youngest Marcher
Fabricio VandenBroeckThirsty, Thirsty Elephants
Gabrielle GrimardStolen Words
Elise GravelOlga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere
Mircea CatusanuNoah Webster’s Fighting Words
Elizabeth ZunonOne Last Word, The Legendary Miss Lena Horne

One Last Word: Wisdom From the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes with illustrations from 15 artists including Frank Morrison and Elizabeth Zunon was the recipient of the Claudia Lewis Award for the best poetry book of the year for young readers, while The Youngest Marcher illustrated by Vanessa B. Newton, Clayton Byrd Goes Underground illustrated by Frank Morrison, and The Legendary Miss Lena Horne illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon, were each recognized for Outstanding Merit. You can view the full list of books here.

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