Awards

  • 2024 Riverby Award Winners

    Two Creative Editions picture books have been named winners of the 2024 Riverby Award. Learn more about the award here.  Shop the award-winning tit...
  • The Red Canoe © 2022

    WORLD Magazine's Children's Books of the Year 2022, Runner-up
  • Mother Winter © 2022

    2023 Notable Children’s Poetry Book Award Recipient
  • Me + Tree © 2020

    2022 SCBWI Golden Kite Award Finalist for Best Picture Book Text 2022 BolognaRagazzi Award Amazing Bookshelf Top 100
  • The 9/11 Attacks © 2017

      Top 10 Series Nonfiction 2017, Booklist
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio, © 2005

      2006 Award of Excellence, Society of Illustrators   Booksense Children's Pick, 2005–06, American Booksellers Association
  • And the Soldiers Sang © 2011

    Honor Picture Book, Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children's Literature, 2012
  • Area 51 © 2015

    Top 10 Series Nonfiction, Booklist
  • The Cat Who Invented Bebop © 2008

    2008 Book of the Year Award–Bronze, ForeWord Magazine
  • Cheyenne Medicine Hat © 2006

    Silver Medal for the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2007
  • Dark Fiddler the Life and Legend of Nicolo Paganini © 2008

      Gold Medal for the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2009 The Original Art 2008 Exhibition, Society of Illustrators
  • Dolphins © 2011

    2012 Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award for Transitional Nonfiction, Maryland Library Association