2001 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winners

2001 Writer Award

D.B. Johnson
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

Houghton Mifflin

From and Now: New Hampshire

6 Word Memoir: Live in nature, love your work.

Activities: Getting out in nature is a great way to clear my mind and also make me realize that there’s a whole world bigger than myself.

Where do you do your Work?/Distractions: I work in a small studio in my house. It has a large patio door facing a quiet backyard where I find few distractions, except for the occasional fox flashing past.

Other Awards:

  • Boston Globe/Horn Book award for best picture book, NYTimes Best Illustrated Award, silver medal at The Society of Illustrators Original Art Show for ny first book: Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

Upcoming: Polly Wolly Willy Woggle and Pots, Rebbor! currently downloadable; Lost Woods (comic strip), TBD

2001 Illustrator Award

Bryan Collier

Henry Holt & Co.