Ezra Jack Keats Awards Announced: Each year the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation acknowledges a children’s book author, and an illustrator, early in their careers for distinguished work that ”reflects the diverse nature of our culture.” This year’s recipients are:
John Sullivan, for writing Kitten and the Night Watchman, illustrated by Taeeun Yoo. Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Oge Mora, for illustrating Thank You, Omu! Illustrated by Oge Mora, Little, Brown, 2018.
The awards will be given on April 4th at the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival at the University of Mississippi in Hattiesburg.