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(Last updated October 12, 2018)

Also see my SAM & EVA Press and Press Package page and What People Are Saying About SAM & EVA (press)


SAM & EVA was nominated for the 2018 CCBC Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award.

SAM & EVA was selected for The Canadian Children's Book Centre's list of Best Books For Kids and Teens (Spring 2018 edition).

SAM & EVA was shortlisted for the 2018 CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards For Early Literacy under the "WRITE" category.

SAM & EVA selected for the CBC Books list of Best Canadian Young Adult and Children's Books Of 2017.

SAM & EVA was juried into the Society Of Illustrators The Original Art Show 2017: "Founded in 1980 by illustrators’ agent and art director Dilys Evans, this exhibit showcases the original art from the year’s best children’s books."

Quill & Quire *starred* review: "This whimsical picture book, with its refreshing take on imagination, is ideal for teaching young readers the value of teamwork."

Quill & Quire's Best Children's Books Of The Year: Sam & Eva received an Honourable Mention!

SAM & EVA was chosen by the Bank Street College Of Education's list: "The Best Children's Books Of The Year, 2018 Edition" (S&E was listed with an Outstanding Merit note!)