Thursday, August 4, 2011

IBBY Canada Cleaver Picture Book Award to Illustrator Julie Flett

Yipee! Or as in the Michif language, 'Miyo-√Ęcimowin' (which means "Good news!")

IBBY Canada (International Board on Books for Young People, Canadian section) just announced that Vancouver illustrator Julie Flett is the winner of the 2010 IBBY Canada Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Picture Book Award for Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak lii Swer: L’Alfabet di Michif / Owls See Clearly at Night: A Michif Alphabet, published by us, Simply Read Books!

This book also recently won the BC Book Prize Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize!

Here are some of the gorgeous images from the book: