Heartlander Alastair Heim’s first picture book called LOVE YOU, TOO (Little Bee Books) was released on December 6th of this year. The story was illustrated by Alisa Coburn and features two pigs, a dad and his daughter, finishing each other’s sentences as they move throughout their day. Here’s the link on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Love-You-Too-Alastair-Heim/dp/1499801742/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482936515&sr=1-1 ALSO, Shelf Awareness (Book Review Site) gave Love You, Too a starred review! It’s on the front page of their site, third book that comes…
A lovely shout-out for Heartlander Jenn Bailey, this time from Publishers Weekly: http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/shelftalker/?p=18952
Heartlander Roderick Townley’s novel, A BITTER MAGIC, has been selected to represent Kansas at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. this September. The State Librarian of Kansas, Jo Budler, writes, “I could not think of a better work for this honor!” Wonderful news! Congratulations, Roderick!
Congrats! PW gives a starred review to Heartlander Sue Gallion’s PUG MEETS PIG!
The picture book I, FLY, written by Heartlander Bridget Heos, is having a great year! This weekend, FLY won a CYBILS award, decided by children’s book bloggers; last month, it was named a Texas 2×2 book; a Korean version is being published; and this spring (2016), it will be part of Scholastic Book Fairs and Clubs. People are finally starting to love flies! Here are some of the alternate covers that illustrator Jennifer Plecas created:
Good news for Heartlander Jenn Bailey! Jenn won the Candlewick Scholarship for her Picture Book, PLINK! It was found worthy by a committee of Candlewick editors to receive a cash award and Right of First Refusal. Congratulations for a well-deserved honor, Jenn!
A CURSE DARK AS GOLD by Heartlander Elizabeth C. Bunce is on YALSA’s 2016 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults list! Congratulations, Elizabeth!
Hearty congratulations to Heartlander Barb Stuber for winning the 2015 American Association of University Women’s Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award for her novel GIRL IN REVERSE!
Congratulations to HWKT author Lisha Cauthen! Lisha is the winner of the 2015 SCBWI Missouri YA Mentorship with author Jennifer Brown.
Congratulations to HWKT’s Bridget Heos! Her book MUSTACHE BABY won the 2014 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award!