News, UpdateS and appearances
May 2016 - Katherine Gibson and co-author Margriet Ruurs have been named winners of the prestigious 2106 Crystal Kite Awards for A Brush Full of Colour. The book was selected from among hundreds of others as the finest children's book in Canada for 2016. These awards are international and given to the best book in several countries.
November 14, 2015 - North by Northwest Podcast - Katherine met with Sheryl McKay, host of CBC's North By Northwest and students of St. George's Junior School in Vancouver. Please click here to listen to a portion of that interview.
Awards and Honours:
A Brush Full of Colour is this year's winner of the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada’s Information Book Award, which recognizes excellence in Canadian publishing of children’s nonfiction. It was also finalist for the prestigious TD Canadian Children's Book Award.
* 2016 Crystal Kite Award
2016 Rocky Mountain Book Award nominee
2016 OLA Forest of Reading Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award nominee
2015 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award Shortlist
2015 Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award nominee
* 2015 Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award nominee
2015–2016 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award nominee
2015 Spring Best Books for Kids & Teens Starred Selection
2014 OLA Best Bet