Jan Smith WINS IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award!
4 June 2021
We are very proud to announce that 'A Letter from Tashi: A Snow Leopard Tale', illustrated by Beehive's Jan Smith and written by Carrie Hasler is a IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award Winner! The award celebrates the very best in independent book publishing. A letter from Tashi features in the Children's Picture Book (4-7 Years) category.
Jan comments, "This is such and important book for me, and one of my proudest career moments! The style is different to many books I have worked on, and there was a lot of input from Carrie and Sandego Zoo, which meant it took longer than I would normally get! I am so happy with the way it turned out and grateful to Carrie and the Zoo for choosing me to be the illustrator."
We are over the moon to learn that 'Jane Goodall: A Champion of Chimpanzees' illustrated by Beehive's very own Gustavo Mazali, has been listed as one of Bank Street's 2021 Best Children's Books of the Year!
Come and take a peek into our next 'Under the Cover.' This time we will be looking at a self-publishing series! It has been a delight to work with new writer, Alison Grunwald on her zany series, Whatever Next, Grandma! Illustrated by Beehive artist Mike Phillips.