In the wake of our announcement of the Cybils finalists a couple of days ago, a number of triumphant tweets have come to our attention. Frankly, we're tickled pink at the kind words that we've been getting from authors and illustrators. Here's just a small sampling:
- Mac Barnett (@macbarnett), FPB finalist, says: Oh, thank you—it was a a surprise and delight starting the year off with that news.
- Peter Brown (@itspeterbrown), also an FPB finalist, says: Yessssssss! (Fist pump) Thanks @MotherReader !!!!
- Small Planet Digital (@smplanetdigital), a Book Apps finalist, says: Woohoo! “@MaryAnnScheuer: Hooray! DRAGON BRUSH is a #Cybils finalist! – it's a magical #bookapp for kids (4-8) http://greatkidbooks.blogspot.com/2013/01/dragon-brush-magical-book-app-set-in.html …”
- J.J. Johnson (@JJJohnsonAuthor), a YA Fiction finalist, says: The Theory of Everything is a Cybils Award FINALIST! ***Happy Snoopy Dance***
"Johnson deftly blends humor and… http://fb.me/t21zCRrR
- Elizabeth Wein (@EWein2412), another YA fiction finalist, gives us some kudos: @thereadingzone @cybils you did a beautiful job too – thrilled to be on the shortlist and love the other titles too!
- Kate Coombs (@KateCoombs13), a Poetry finalist, says: HOORAY! My poetry collection Water Sings Blue is a Cybils finalist! http://www.cybils.com/2012-finalists-poetry.html …
Thanks to all of YOU authors and illustrators (and book app creators) for your wonderful creations. Stay tuned for more happy dancing and lovely tweets from authors–we plan to post a few more in the coming days!