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Greystone Kids is delighted to announce that On the Other Side of the Forest has been selected for the 2021 New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book Award. The picture book is illustrated by Gérard DuBois and written by Nadine Robert.
The New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award recognizes 10 of the best picture books published each year, selected purely on the basis of artistic merit.
The 2021 winners were announced on Friday, November 12. A virtual awards ceremony will be held the morning of Friday, November 19.
On the Other Side of the Forest was translated from French to English by Paula Ayer and published by Greystone Kids in 2021. It was met with critical acclaim, including starred reviews in Kirkus and Publishers Weekly.
About Gérard DuBois
Gérard DuBois was born in France, where he studied graphic design. His work has appeared in major North American and European publications, as well as in more than twenty illustrated books. His art has won awards in major contests for more than twenty-five years—he has received the Hamilton King Award and four Gold Medals from the Society of Illustrators, and his book Enfantillages won a Bologna Ragazzi Award. In 2018, Canada Post issued a “Gérard DuBois” stamp as part of their Great Canadian Illustrators series. Gérard currently lives in Montréal, Canada.
About Greystone Kids
Launched in the fall of 2019, Greystone Kids is the children’s book imprint of Greystone Books, an award-winning independent publisher of acclaimed nonfiction for over twenty-five years. Greystone Kids publishes high-quality picture books and middle-grade nonfiction books in the core subject areas of science, nature, global perspectives, social issues, and health and wellbeing. Greystone Kids is based in Vancouver, BC, with international offices in the United Kingdom and United States.
On the Other Side of the Forest
Written by Nadine Robert
Illustrated by Gérard DuBois
Publication Date: April 13, 2021
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