BGHB 2021: Watercress

Picture Book week continues in our month-long virtual Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards celebration.


Today, chair Luann Toth introduces the 2021 BGHB Picture Book Honor Book Watercress:


The 2021 Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book Award for Picture Book is presented to author Andrea Wang and illustrator Jason Chin for Watercress published by Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House.

Here is Andrea accepting her silver plate via video:


And here is Jason accepting his silver plate via video:


Read the Horn Book's review of Watercress here, peruse extra content by and about Jason Chin here, and learn more about the awards here.

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