In response to winning the Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture Book Award, Laurel said,
That’s me, flash-frozen in disbelief—“whaaaaat!?!”—since I heard I Know Here won a 2010 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. Way, way, way beyond my daydreaming orbit, the news too surreal, too out-of-this-world abstract to hold in my mind for longer than a few seconds." (Read more...)Congratulations on winning the 2011 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, Laurel! We hope this time the news feels a little more real.
|Laurel and I Know Here illustrator Matt James at the 2010 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards reception|
(And congrats to Tao Nyeu and Bunny Days for the New Illustrator Award win!)