Wednesday, February 14, 2007

And the Cybil goes to...

The award winners are posted. Go see the full list right here!

The prize for poetry went to Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow by Joyce Sidman (with illustrations by Beth Krommes). The judging involved spirited debate, countless re-readings of the five nominees, and then lather, rinse, repeat. Great fun, and a highly recommended book. Of course, don't stop with one when there were five nominees, all of which you should read, don'tcha know? But today we celebrate the first ever Cybil winners. May there be many, many more.

Tip o' the cyber hat to Anne and Kelly for coming up with and then running these new awards. Lots of hard work by them (and countless others, too).

4 comments:

Jen Robinson said...

I look forward to reading this book. Thanks for your hard work judging (all of that lather, rinse, repeat must have been dizzying)!

Susan said...

Your Honor and Poetry Judge, thanks for your help!

Anne said...

At least we know it was a clean contest.

Oy, I couldn't resist. Sorry, I got all in a lather. Okay, I'll stop now.

Thanks, Gregory K., for all your input and enthusiasm. I would write a Fib in your honor, but I'm pooped.

What a great day! Thanks for being a part of it.

Gregory K. said...

Hey, Anne -- thanks for letting me be a part of your and Kelly's madness! It was a great experience and a lot of fun, too.

Now go nap for a week... and start planning Cybils 2, Electric Boogaloo. :-)