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Golden Duck Awards

The winners of this year’s Golden Duck Awards for children’s science fiction were announced yesterday. Presentations will be made at Worldcon. The winners are as follows: Picture Book Award: Oh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World), Mac Barnett (author) & Dan Santat (artist) (Hyperion) Middle Grades (Eleanor Cameron Award): Alien Encounter, Pamela […]

Golden Duck results

The Golden Duck Awards were just presented as follows: Picture Book Award: Swamps of Sleethe by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Jimmy Pickering (Knopf) Eleanor Cameron Middle Grades Award: ZRex by Steve Cole (Penguin) Hal Clement Young Adult Award: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic) Special Award: You Write It: Science Fiction by John Hamilton (Abdo)

Chesleys, Golden Ducks at NASFiC

With Worldcon heading to Australia this year, two of its usual awards ceremonies are staying in North America. ReConStruction, this year’s NASFiC, has announced that it will be hosting both the Chesleys and the Golden Duck Awards.

The 2008 Golden Duck Awards were announced at Worldcon today. The winners were: Picture Books: Mars Needs Moms by Berkeley Breathed, Philomel Books Eleanor Cameron Middle Grades Award: Tie: Shanghaied to the Moon by Michael J Daley, Putnam; and Gravity Busters by Frank Asch, Kids Can Press Hal Clement Young Adult Award: Sky Horizon by […]

Worldcon Coverage

Kevin and Cheryl will both be at Worldcon this week and you can expect a lot of reporting. The Hugo ceremony takes place in a convention center so it is unlikely that we’ll manage to provide live coverage of the Hugo Awards (because the Internet access charges will be ridiculous). Doubtless many people will be […]

The Nippon 2007 newsletter are now all available online. From those we gleaned the following: Golden Duck Awards Picture Book: Scott Nickel and Steve Harpster(Illustrator) for Night of the Homework Zombies (Stone Arch Books) Eleanor Cameron Award for Middle Grades: Mark Jansen and Barbara Day Zinicola for Apers (Dailey Swan Publishing) Hal Clement Award for […]