Their work was singled out for the awards by a jury including: UConn alum (and totally famous marketing agent) Susan Salzman Raab, sponsor of the prize; Terri Goldich, Curator of the Northeast Children's Literature Collection at the Dodd Center at UConn; Barbara McClintock, world-renown children's book illustrator; Jane Yolen, internationally known writer and author of our text. Barbara McClintock even critiqued our work- thanks, Barbara! All of the festivities took place at the Connecticut Children's Book Fair held on the campus of The University of Connecticut on November 10th.
|Artwork by Mikey Karpiel|
|Artwork by Tony Russello|
|Brinley Franklin, David Raab, Susan Raab and Alison Paul|
|Terri Goldich with Barbara McClintock|
|Barbara McClintock signing for fans|
Photos courtesy the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center and the Connecticut Children's Book Fair!