Raul Colon Wins Sydney Taylor Award, Listen to Podcast

[ Posted: Aug 24, 2009 ]


Back in January, the Morgan Gaynin team was proud to announce that Raul Colon had been awarded the prestigious Sydney Taylor award for his work on “As Good as Anybody,” a story about the friendship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. The Sydney Taylor Award is bestowed annually by the Association of Jewish Libraries to recognize outstanding Jewish children’s literature.

Raul went to Chicago in July to receive the award at the 44th AJL annual convention. Here, Raul is picture with his beautiful wife, Edith (and, of course, his snazzy certificate!):

During his visit, Raul graciously offered insights to his illustration approach for this wonderful story. You can listen to the podcasts-click on link below.

Raul Colon Wins Sydney Taylor Award, Listen to Podcast
[ Copyright 2009 Raul Colon ]

Raul Colon Wins Sydney Taylor Award, Listen to Podcast
[ Copyright 2009 Raul Colon ]

Related Links

- Raúl Colón's Altpick Portfolio

- Morgan Gaynin Inc.'s Altpick Portfolio

- Raul Colon's Podcast