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Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr is a Junior Library Guild 2017 selection

June 2nd, 2017

We are thrilled to welcome the award-winning author of Nim’s Island, Wendy Orr, to Pajama Press, and proudly so with a Junior Library Guild Selection for her new fantasy novel, Dragonfly Song. In Dragonfly Song, Orr weaves an intriguing mythological portrayal of the Bronze Age Minoan civilization on the island of Crete, where subject nations are […]

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Sky Pig wins the Lillian Shepherd Award for Excellence in Illustration

May 23rd, 2017

We are thrilled to extend our congratulations to Jan L. Coates and Suzanne Del Rizzo, the author and illustrator of Sky Pig. This inventive picture book about a pig who wants—against all popular truisms—to fly has won the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration. This is Coates’ and Del Rizzo’s first time being nominated for the award. Jan […]

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My Beautiful Birds is a Junior Library Guild 2017 Selection

December 15th, 2016

Pajama Press is thrilled to announce that My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo is a Junior Library Guild 2017 Selection. The Junior Library Guild “is a book review and collection development service helping thousands of school and public libraries acquire the best new children’s and young adult books, saving them both time and money….Our services […]

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The Chocolate Lily Book Awards

January 18th, 2013

Every year BC students from kindergarten to grade six read and vote on a list of picture books and novels published in the last year. With resources for teachers and librarians, the program encourages book clubs, letter-writing to authors and illustrators, and activities that foster critical thinking. An annual gala event celebrates the award winners. […]

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