Author/Illustrator Vincent X. Kirsch received the Children’s Literature Council of Southern California’s Excellence in Illustration Award for Gingerbread for Liberty! (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015), written by Mara Rockliff.
He received the award at the 2016 Fall Gala which brings together children’s book authors and illustrators with public and school librarians, teachers, and others interested in children’s literature. A keynote address was given by Sharon M. Draper followed by an awards ceremony that honored the authors, illustrators, and contributors of excellence to the field of children’s literature in Southern California.
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Vincent is the author and illustrator for several books for children, and has illustrated books by other authors as well.