2015 Science in Society Book Awards Winners Announced

The Canadian Science Writers’ Association has announced the winners in the 2015 Science in Society Book Awards competition in conjunction with Canada Book Day celebrations on 23 April 2016.

2015 Science in Society Children/ Middle Grades Book Award winner:

The Queen’s Shadow: A Story About How Animals See by Cybèle Young, Kids Can Press.

Cybèle Young is an internationally renowned Canadian artist, represented by galleries in New York, London, Vancouver and Calgary, and her work resides in major collections around the globe. She studied at the Ontario College of Art and Design, and has received considerable notice in such publications as Art in America, Canadian Art magazine, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Fiberarts, Maclean’s, Elle and Toronto Life. Her art practice and family life have inspired the creation of several children’s books, including The Queen’s Shadow: A Story About How Animals See.

Cybèle Young will be presented with an awards plaque and a $1000 cash prize at an awards dinner held on Saturday evening, 4 June 2016, in conjunction with the CSWA’s 45th annual conference, The Science of Life, held at the University of Guelph  2-5 June 2016 in Guelph, Ontario.

For further information, please contact the CSWA at 1-800-796-8595 or office@sciencewriters.ca.