B. B. Bright is a nominee

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 in Art, Awards

Congratulations to Turner Publishing, Alice Randall, and Caroline Randall Williams for the NAACP Image Award nomination of “The Diary of B. B. Bright, Possible Princess”. Good luck everyone!    

WHITE WATER is an NAACP Image Award Nominee

Posted on Jan 19, 2012 in Awards

Congratulations to Candlewick Press, Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein on being nominated for an NAACP Image Award for WHIITE WATER (illustrated by yours truly)! What an accomplishment~ Tune in to the 43rd annual Image Awards on February 17th. Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees~


Posted on Mar 29, 2010 in Books, Illustration, Uncategorized

My good friend and film maker extraordinaire, Nadirah Bell rocked this trailer for Our Children Can Soar. Enjoy! You can find this and other vids on my youtube channel~

Our Children Can Soar is an NAACP Image Award winner!

Posted on Feb 27, 2010 in Art, Artists, Awards, Books, Media

I woke to outstanding news this morning. OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR has won an Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children! Congrats to Michelle Cook and all of the artists who contributed to this wonderful project! You can see a list of all of the award winners here:


Posted on Jan 21, 2010 in Awards, Books

So I was taking a break today to congratulate Kekla Magoon for winning this year’s John Steptoe Award where I noticed her book has also been nominated for an NAACP image award. I then noticed that OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR has also been nominated in the “Outstanding Literary Work for Children” category. Hot dang! How […]