War: André Letria's 2022 BGHB Picture Book Honor Speech

Hello, my name is André Letria, illustrator and publisher of the original Portuguese edition of the book War. I want to thank the Boston Globe and the Horn Book for this distinction. I also thank you on behalf of my father, José Jorge Letria, who is the author of the text. Finally, I would also like to thank Patsy Aldana, the publisher of Aldana Libros, an imprint of Greystone Books, for understanding that this is a necessary book for dark times.

[Read Horn Book reviews of the 2022 BGHB Picture Book winners.]

From the January/February 2023 issue of The Horn Book Magazine. For more on the 2022 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, click on the tag BGHB22. Read more from The Horn Book by and about André Letria.


André Letria

André Letria is the illustrator of the 2022 Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture Book Honor book War, written by José Jorge Letria, translated from Portuguese by Elisa Amado.

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