THE ART AND ILLUSTRATION OF JOHN PARRA

Awards and Recognitions

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4/2021 - 2021 Award of Excellence from Communication Arts Annual 62
12/2019 - Nerdie for Non-Fiction Picture Books Award 2019, The Nerdy Book Club
2/2018 - Pura Belpré Honors Award, American Library Association (ALA) and REFORMA
11/2017 - Best Illustrated Children's Book Award list of 2017, NY Times/NY Public Library
3/2016 - The Golden Kite Award, Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
12/2016 - Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, NCSS & CBC
12/2015 - Nerdie for Non-Fiction Picture Books Award 2015, The Nerdy Book Club
10/2015 - Parents' Choice "Gold" Award for Picture Books 2015, Parents' Choice
8/2015 - Best Book of the Month (August, Ages 6-8), Amazon Editorial Team
6/2015 - Pura Belpré Honors Award, American Library Association (ALA) and REFORMA
2/2015 - Notable Children's Book Award, American Library Association (ALA)
8/2014 - Silver Award Winner & Distinguished Merit, 3x3 Magazine Illustration AnnualNo.11
6/2014 - Best Latino Focused & Best Educational Children’s Picture Book: Latino Literary Now
5/2014 - Américas Book Award, Commended Title, CLASP
5/2014 - Best of the Year Illustration Annual 55, Communication Arts Magazine.
4/2014 - Best Books of the Year for Children & Young Adult, Bank Street College of Education
1/2014 - Macy’s Multicultural Collection of Children’s Literature Selection, RIF
1/2014 - Texas 2x2 Reading List: Honored Selection, Texas Library Association
4/2012 - The Christopher Award: Books for Young People, The Christophers, Inc
5/2012 - Best of the Year Illustration Annual 53, Communication Arts Magazine
2/2012 - Children's Book of the Year Award, Gelett Burgess Center for Creative Expression
3/2011 - Tejas Star Book Award, Region One ESC Library Advisory Committee
3/2011 - Best of Contemporary Illustration Advertising Annual No.7, 3x3 Magazine
10/2010 - Eureka! Children's Book Award: Excellence in Non-Fiction, California Reading Assoc.
8/2010 - The Golden Kite Award, Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
6/2010 - Pura Belpré Honors Award, American Library Association (ALA) and REFORMA
6/2010 - Notable Children's Book Award, American Library Association
5/2010 - Best of the Year Illustration Annual 51, Communication Arts Magazine
10/2006 - Children’s Book Original Art Awards Show, New York Society of Illustrators
6/2006 - The 2006 ILBA's: Best Interior Children's Book Illustrations, Latino Literary Now
8/1999 - Award Recipient for Excellence in Interactive Internet Design, Art Directors of NY