Normand Chartier: Art & Illustration Awards & Honors

  • Two fine art Watercolor Paintings acquired by the New Britain Museum of American Art, 2014.
  • Ten varied Children's Illustrations acquired by the New Britain Museum of American Art, 2014
  • Invited member of The Mazza Museum (Global children's art), Findlay, Ohio 2013
  • Major Donor to the Northeast Children's Literature Collection at The Dodd Research Center 2011
  • Member of the Northeast Children's Literature Collection at the Dodd Research Center 1994
  • Treasure State (Montana) Award Nomination for "TIL THE COWS COME HOME"
  • Florida Agriculture Literary Award Selection for "TIL THE COWS COME HOME"
  • Georgia Book Award 2009/10 finalist for "TIL THE COWS COME HOME"
  • PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Recommended ART/GIFT BOOK 2005/2006 for MY MAINE, The Coastal Watercolors of Normand Chartier
  • Inclusion in “THIS LAND IS OUR LAND”, 2.5 Year International Good Will Tour of Children’s Art from The United States, 2005-2008
  • Southwest Books of The Year, 2002 for Gullywasher Gulch
  • Hartford Courant/Mark Twain Days, Distinguished Connecticut Author 2000;
  • Inclusion in TIKVAH, Perspectives on Human Rights by Illustrators of Books for Children, 1999, Dodd Research Center/University of Connecticut (Trade edition 2001, SeaStar Books);
  • Editor’s pick, Yankee Magazine, 1999;
  • Junior Library Guild selection, 1998, for Prairie Dogs Kiss and Lobsters Wave;
  • The C.S.Lewis Silver Medal Award for A Mouse in Solomon’s House, 1996;
  • Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion Picture Book of the Year for A Mouse in Solomon’s House, 1996;
  • Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children, 1995, for This Way Home;
  • Inclusion in The Very Best of CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION, North Light Books, 1992;
  • New England Booksellers, Bookbuilders of Boston Children’s Book Award, 1991, for McCrephy’s Field;
  • Selected to the Society of Illustrators annual Original Art exhibition , 1990, for Silly Fred, 1991, for McCrephy’s Field, and 1992, for Boris the Boring Boar;
  • A.L.A. Booklist starred review, 1989, for Keep Looking;
  • Starred review from School Library Journal, 1989, for Keep Looking;
  • Children’s Choice Award from the International Reading Association, 1981, for Oscar’s Rotten Birthday, 1982, for Grover Goes to School, and 1985 for Bartholomew The Bossy;
  • Junior Literary Guild selection, 1979, for Griselda’s New Year;
  • A.L.A. Booklist starred review, 1979, for Donkey Ysabel;
  • Children’s Books of the Year selection from Bank Street College, 1979, for Donkey Ysabel;
  • Children’s books of the Year citation from the Library of Congress, 1979, for Griselda’s New Year;
  • World’s Work Book selection, 1979, for Donkey Ysabel;
  • Children’s Books of the Year citation from the Child Study Association, 1974, for Devin and Goliath and 1979 for Donkey Ysabel;
  • Filmstrip of the Year from Learning magazine, 1974, for The Voyages of Doctor Doolittle;

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