The aught eight edition of The Children’s & Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards (a.k.a. The Cybils) is about to commence. I’m honored to say that I’ll be a panelist, residing in the Fiction Picture Book category – a spot I couldn’t be more pleased with. I’m looking forward to working with my fellow panelists and nailing down the best picture book of the year. Here’s what the group looks like:
Pamela Coughlan, Mother Reader
Panelists (Round I):
Cheryl Rainfield, Cheryl Rainfield
Stephanie Ford, The Children’s Literature Book Club
Melissa Wiley, Here In The Bonny Glen
Round II Judges:
Erica Perle, Pajamazon
Maureen Kearney, Confessions of a Bibliovore
Anne-Marie Nichols, My Readable Feast
Stefan Shepherd, Zooglobble
Let’s take a look at the past winners in this category, starting with the 2006 winner:
“Scaredy Squirrel” by Mélanie Watt.
And the 2007 winner:
“The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County” by Janice N. Harrington and Shelly Jackson.