The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) announces that the 2012 Charlotte Zolotow Award for outstanding writing in a book for young children will be given to Patrick McDonell for his picture book Me ... Jane (Little, Brown, 2011) at an award ceremony and reception on Saturday, March 3, 2012, 1:30 - 3 p.m., at the Pyle Center on the UW-Madison campus.
Mr. McDonnell will be in attendance to receive the award in person. One or more of the Zolotow Award honor book recipients may also be present. Books will be available for purchase, and there will be autographing following the formal presentation.
The event is open to the public. PLEASE RSVP to Megan Schliesman if you want to attend.
Go to http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/zolotow.asp to read the 2012 Zolotow Award press release and find out more about the award, which is sponsored by the CCBC of
the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Friends of the CCBC, Inc.
-- Megan Schliesman, Librarian, CCBC, 608/262-9503