Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Award

Hi everyone,


I’m happy I can now announce I’m being honored November 5 during the Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival in Mansfield, Missouri with the first Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Medal.

Barbara Higgins Bond, Children’s Book Illustrator
Photographer: Steve Harman

Artist Higgins Bond, from Nashville, Tennessee, is receiving the first L.I.W. medal for illustrations. Here’s more information about Higgins. https://www.higginsbondartist.com/

The medal has been designed by Ron Sanders . Here’s more information about Ron. http://ronsandersfineart.com/about
The medal is being created by Medalcraft Mint, which also produces the Caldecott, the Peabody, and the Pulitzer.

I am very grateful for the recognition of my work and send sincere thanks to Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival and the selection committee for honoring me in this way.