2018 BGHB Picture Book Award winners extras

Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton and Boston Globe Foundation president Emily Procknal announced the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners on May 31st, 2018, via Facebook Live. A winner and two honor books were selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. You can watch the announcement video here and read the press release here.

Read reviews of all of the 2018 Picture Book winners here; see below for more web extras about them.


The 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture Book Award winner is They Say Blue written and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki (Abrams).


A Different Pond written by Bao Phi, illustrated by Thi Bui (Capstone) received a BGHB Picture Book Honor.

When's My Birthday? written by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Christian Robinson (Porter/Roaring Brook) received a BGHB Picture Book Honor.

From the June 2018 issue of The Horn Book Herald. Click here for a list of past BGHB winners and honorees. For book reviews, acceptance speeches, and more, click on the tags Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards or BGHB18.
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