Whisker Smile Wins Prestigious IBBY Award

Nicholas C. Rossis

Whisker Smile - Το Χαμόγελο της Γάτας | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksI had some great news a few days ago: my illustrator, Dimitris Fousekis, called me late at night, sounding really excited: our children’s book, Whisker Smile (available only in Greek for now) had won the prestigious IBBY award!

Whisker Smile is our second children’s book published in Greece by Patakis Publications.

What is the IBBY award?

IBBY is a non-profit organization that was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1953. Today, it is composed of 75 National Sections all over the world.

The Greek IBBY National Section is the Circle of the Greek Children’s Book, a non-profit, non-governmental cultural association, officially founded in 1969.

Today it has 347 individual members (writers, illustrators, translators, publishers, librarians, university professors, researchers, teachers, philologists, and psychologists). A seven-member Board elected biennially by the NS General Assembly administers it.

Congratulations to Dimitris Fousekis for his outstanding work. I’m thrilled that my story provided…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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2 Responses to Whisker Smile Wins Prestigious IBBY Award

  1. Thank you so much for sharing the good news, Charles 🙂


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