This Week’s Awards & Honors

This Mortal Boy by Fiona Kidman (Gallic Books/Aardvark Bureau) is a finalist for best novel in the 2019 Ngaio Marsh Awards, which honor the best in New Zealand crime writing. 

Bank Street College of Education’s 2019 list of Best Spanish Language Picture Books included ¿Quieres ser mi amigo? by Amy Hest, illustrated by Jenni Desmond (NubeOcho); Un poco perdido by Chris Haughton (NubeOcho); Por todo nuestro alrededor by Xelena González, illustrated by Adriana M. Garacia (Cinco Puntos Press); Adoptar un dinosaurio by José Carlos Andrés, illustrated by Ana Sanfelippo (NubeOcho); and Vivan las uñas de colores! By Alicia Acosta and Luis Amavisca, illustrated by Gusti (NubeOcho).

Farmer Falgu Goes to the Kumbh Mela by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Kanika Nair (Karadi Tales) was included on the South Asia Book Award for Children 2019 Highly Commended Books list.

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