Flowers for Sarajevo chosen for CCBC Choices 2018, the annual best-of-the-year list of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center.
Flowers for Sarajevo chosen as a 2017 Cybil Awards finalist. The Cybils = the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards.
Flowers for Sarajevo recognized in Kirkus Best Picture Books of 2017 list; New York Library’s Best Books for Kids 2017; Chicago Tribune Top 10 Picture Books of 2017; and Honorable Mention, Huffington Post “Most Powerful” Picture Book of 2017.
Presentation at New Orleans Book Festival followed by signings of Bobs and Tweets Books 1 and 2 at the Scholastic booth.
Read-aloud/book signing with author K. E. Rocha at the Westbank Club.
Guest lecture on storytelling and picture books with Brendan Leach’s sequential storytelling class for MFA Illustration students at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).
Guest lecture on making picture books with the Chilean Summer Workshop students at the School of Visual Arts (SVA). Big thanks to translator Cesar Palacios.
Meet the Bobs and Tweets chosen for inclusion in the International Literacy Association’s Children’s Choices 2017 Reading List and the American Booksellers Association’s Children’s Choices 2017 Reading List.
Bobs and Tweets: Perfecto Pet Show released.
Flowers for Sarajevo book signing in the Peachtree Publishers Booth at BookExpo 2017 in NYC.
Flowers for Sarajevo released with a starred review from Kirkus and the honor of being chosen as a Junior Library Guild Spring 2017 Selection.
Flowers for Sarajevo book signing with author John McCutcheon in the Peachtree Publishers booth at the American Library Association Midwinter (ALA MW) 2016 in Atlanta.
Inspired by our visit, the third grade students of Montclair Kimberley Academy performed a play based on Meet the Bobs and Tweets. SO honored.
Presentation for a bunch of very lively students at Montclair Kimberley Academy, as part of the largest Scholastic Book Fair in the country. Other participants have included Matt de la Peña, J. K. Rowling, Henry Winkler, and Madonna.
Read-aloud from Meet the Bobs and Tweets for the Little Read event at Montclair Public Library with Mayor Robert D. Jackson, library director David Hinkley, author K.E. Rocha, actor Frankie Faison, and the John J. Cali School of Music.