Jon Cannell’s award for A Giraffe in Paris

Jon illustrated the book A Giraffe in Paris which recently won a 2012 Gelett Burgess Award for outstanding contribution to children’s literature—in Jon’s case, for Historical Tales. Congratulations Jon!


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    July 19, 2016
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    October 19, 2016
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    November 15, 2016
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    November 15, 2016
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    November 16, 2016
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    November 24, 2016
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    December 30, 2016
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    December 30, 2016
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    January 27, 2017
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    February 24, 2017

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