2015 Book Award Ceremony Left Column

2015 Winners’
Acceptance Speeches


BA-winners-photos-chieriNew Writer

Chieri Uegaki

“I owe a great debt of gratitude to all of the writers and illustrators, including the superlative Ezra Jack Keats, whose books I have read and pored over and been inspired by. I feel privileged to be able to say I write for children.”
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Chris-Haughton-Shh (1)New Illustrator
Chris Haughton

“I still remember the very first stories my Mum used to tell me as a small boy in Dublin. I feel extremely lucky to be able to make artwork and stories for children…. I hope to continue to do this work with all my heart.”
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