Omnibus books Figgy in the World by Tamsin Janu and Crossing by Catherine Norton were joint winners of the Patricia Wrightson Award in the NSW Literary Awards this week. Congratulations to the authors and all involved in the production of these two worthy winners.
Another winner we have amongst us is our senior editor Celia Jellett who took home the Pixie O’Harris award for ‘distinguished and dedicated service to the development and reputation of Australian children’s books’. Recipients will have ‘worked consistently in children’s literature [and] demonstrated a commitment beyond the call of duty'. Anyone who knows Celia will know this is well-deserved recognition. We’re proud to call her our colleague and friend.