NEWS: Blackaby, Jackson, and Kennedy recognized by The Lion and the Unicorn children’s literature journal

Congratulations to Susan Blackaby, Rob Jackson, and X.J. Kennedy — and their illustrators and publishers — for being named winner (Nest, Nook & Cranny) and honor books (Weekend Mischief and City Kids: Street & Skyscraper Rhymes) of the 2011 Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry.

Thanks also to the award judges — Michael Heyman, Michael Joseph, and Joseph Thomas — for sharing their intriguing essay with us.

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