Jim Aylesworth -- Items in the news --
As reported in Publishers Weekly - July 2, 2015
What an Honor!
Author Jim Aylesworth and illustrator Barbara McClintock were honored with a 2015 Sydney Taylor Book Award for younger readers for their picture book My Grandfather's Coat (Scholastic Press). The collaborators, along with other winners, were presented with their award at a banquet held on June 23 in Silver Spring, Md. The Sydney Taylor Book Awards are given annually to children's books that convey the Jewish experience.
Jim and Barbara McClintock are interviewed by Sandra Bornstein on her blog at http://www.sandrabornstein.com/q-a-with-aylesworth-mcclintock-part-1/ February 9, 2015 by Sandra Bornstein In Author Interviews, Jewish Culture in conjunction with their 2015 Syndey Taylor Award. The interview was published in two parts, with an additional entry discussing the book My Grandfather's Coat.
2015 Syndey Taylor Award
NEW in 2012 Meet the Author - An Iowa Summer
December 2011 -
November 2011 -
An interview with Jim Aylesworth was featured on the blog of Voicu Mihnea Simandan, a Bangkok writer and Journalist. The interview is mirrored on a page on ayles.com.
October 2010 -
Jim's forthcoming book Cock-a-doodle-Doo, Creak, Pop, Pop, Moo is being illustrated by Brad Sneed. Sneed is writing about the process as the illustrations develop. Check out what Sneed has to say on his blog.
A Fifth STAR
The Mitten is continues to receive rave reviews from the publishing world. January 2010 ushered in a fifth star -- this one from the Bulletin of the Center of Children's Books. Other starred reviews were published in Horn Book, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and School Library Journal. It also received a silver Parent's Choice Award, and is listed as a Hornbook Fanfare Book for 2009
The Mitten is receiving rave reviews from the publishing world. Starred reviews were published in Horn Book, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and School Library Journal. It also received a silver Parent's Choice Award, and is listed as a Hornbook Fanfare Book for 2009.
Our Abe Lincoln
Our Abe Lincoln featured in the Fifty States pavilion at the National Festival of books in Washington D.C. - September 26, 2009
Read an article about Jim --
"Author Central: Jim Aylesworth--Author Storyteller Teacher" by Sharron L. McElmeel. School Library Media Activities Monthly (November 2008) 25:3, pages 35-7.
Check your local library for this article.
Our Abe Lincoln
Featured in Library Sparks article, "In the Spotlight: Abraham Lincoln--Bicentennial 1809-2009" web resources February 2009.
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