Thursday, May 27, 2010

Kalevala wins two more awards!

Double yay!
It was just announced at BEA in New York that our book, The Kalevala: Tales of Magic and Adventure, retold Kirsti Mäkinen, translated by Kaarina Brooks, and illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin, won 2010 Benjamin Franklin Awards, Juvenile/Young Adult - Fiction

It won Silver in the Book of the Year Awards, Forward Magazine, in the Junior Fiction Category

This book of the Finnish epic stories is a must have for all those who love mythic tales. J. R. R Tolkien claims that the tales heavily influenced his creation of Middle-earth.

If you are in New York, definitely check out our BEA booth at 4314!