New York Times Book Review honours Canadian titles!

Three Canadian books have made the the New York Times Book Review’s list of the 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2011. The books were selected by a panel of three judges – Jeanne Lamb (New York Public Library); Lucy Calkins, (Teachers College, Columbia University); and Sophie Blackall (author and artist). The November 13 issue of the Book Review will feature the artwork from this year’s winners. The three Canadian books featured are:

Along a Long Road
written and illustrated by Frank Viva
HarperCollins Canada

I Want My Hat Back
written and illustrated by Jon Klassen
Candlewick Press

written by Maxine Trottier
illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Groundwood Books