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. 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.