The Children's Literature Connection has established a new prize--the Little d Award. The Children's Literature Connection is "an organization dedicated to the advancement of children's literature." They unite librarians, teachers, readers, editors, writers, publishers, etc. to strengthen "the connection between the people who create children's books and the people who use them." Check out their site if you have a chance--lots of resources, news, and other fun stuff.
The CLC site has announced that the winner "of the Little d Award for humor in children's literature is... BRUCE HALE! Bruce, the author of Murder My Tweet and other Chet Gecko mysteries, has agreed to accept the award during Children's Book Week in November, and will be speaking on Tuesday, November 15 at the College of St. Rose."
Via child_lit listserv.