Tuesday 10 May 2016

Award winners: I Am Henry Finch & The Princess and the Pony!

It was an exciting weekend for talented Walker Books authors and illustrators, Alexis Deacon (author, I Am Henry Finch), Viviane Schwarz (illustrator, I am Henry Finch) and Kate Beaton (The Princess and the Pony), all three of whom have snapped up prestigious publishing awards!

I Am Henry Finch, Alexis Deacon, Viviane Schwarz

Winner: Little Rebels Children's Book Award 2016

'It's an absolute gem of a picture book. It deploys the simplest of graphics and text to ponder vast questions about our humanity.'

- Kerry Mason, Letter Box Library

Click here to see the full review. 

The Making of Henry Finch

All picture books are a collaboration between author and illustrator. 
Click here to find out more about the Making of Henry Finch. 

Learn how to make your very own Henry Finch here

The Princess and the Pony, Kate Beaton

Winner: Children's Choice Illustrator Award 2016

'Instead of breaking bones, this warrior princess breaks the mold - and Beaton is in a class of her own.'

- Kirkus Reviews

Click here to see the full review.

We are extremely proud to publish such fabulously talented authors and illustrators. Cheers to you!