Mokie & BIk Awards (USA)
Checking the Macmillan catalogue, I just noticed that Mokie and Bik has won two awards that I hadn’t known about: Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year;
CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI)
A nice little discovery!
(I already knew about – and celebrated – the NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing. But it’s still nice.)
Wendy Orr is a Canadian-born Australian writer. Her books for children and adults have been published in 27 countries and won awards around the world. Nim’s Island and Nim at Sea have also become feature films, starring Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin (Nim’s Island) and Bindi Irwin (Return to Nim’s Island.) Her latest book is Cuckoo’s Flight, a companion to the highly acclaimed Bronze Age novels Dragonfly Song and Swallow’s Dance. Read full bio