The American Library Association has just announced at its Midwinter Meeting in San Diego that Tomie is the 2011 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner.I know that our family has been very blessed by Mr. dePaola's substantial and lasting contributions of literature we have in our home library! Thank you, Tomie!
The award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Congratulations Mr. dePaola!
From the Official Tomie dePaola Blog:
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YEAH!!! He's made a wonderful contribution here too :) And I know Jessica loves his books.ReplyDelete
My mother read some of his books to me as a child, and my children love them, so I think this he definitely deserves it!ReplyDelete
Truly noone deserves that award more! Love to see credit given where it's due. :)ReplyDelete
It's about time!ReplyDelete
That is wonderful! He is such a wonderful author and we enjoy his books so much!ReplyDelete