KF Literary Scouting has been appointed scout for Tchelet in Israel and Eksmo in Russia.
The winners of the Kirkus Prize were announced Thursday night at a ceremony in Austin, TX. Lesley Nneka Arimah’s What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky (Riverhead) won for fiction, and Jack E. Davis’s The Gulf (Liveright) took the nonfiction category. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline (DCB) won in Young Readers’ Literature.
The renamed New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Books Awards announced its ten best books of the year:
Muddy, written by Michael Mahin, illustrated by Evan Turk
Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, written by Monica Brown, illustrated by John Parra
On a Magical Do-Nothing Day, written and illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna
Plume, written and illustrated by Isabelle Simler
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, written by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Stacy Innerst
The Way Home in the Night, written and illustrated by Akiko Miyakoshi
Town Is By the Sea, written by Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Sydney Smith
A River, written and illustrated by Marc Martin
King of the Sky, written by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Laura Carlin
Feather, written and illustrated by Remi Courgeon