a Crystal Kite for MINE!

I’m delighted to share that MINE! has won a 2012 Crystal Kite Award! Sponsored by the SCBWI, the Crystal Kite is a member’s choice award. MINE! won the most votes from my SCBWI peers in the Texas/Oklahoma Region. Thank you, peeps!!! I am humbled and honored!

Thank You, Shutta Crum, for writing this rowdy toddler tale and Thank You, all my friends at Knopf, for the opportunity to illustrate it!

Congratulations to all the other Crystal Kite winners! Cheers!

For more about MINE! please visit my MINE! book page.


  1. that’s wonderful news Patrice!!

  2. What a thrill! I’m always delighted to see your extraordinary talent recognized.

    Comment by Karen Henry Clark May 3, 2012 at 10:42 pm
  3. Congrats, Patty! Much deserved!

  4. Thank you, Mai and Karen!!

    Thank you, Adam! Nice to see you!!

  5. Woohooo!!!! Go Patty!! What an amazing thing… I’m so happy for you!! And I’m not surprised.

    I feel like I know a celebrity! BIG, BIG, hugs to you! :o)

  6. Thank you, Alicia! And thanks for stopping by!

  7. Congratulations, Patrice and Shutta! How exciting! I just love the illustrations you created for the book, Patrice. I am new to your work and have just finished poring over your blog. I’ve really enjoyed seeing your creations and look forward to seeing more. You are inspiring me to work hard on my sketches in addition to my bears! Greetings from Colorado :o)

  8. Thank you, Debra! I visited your blog – omg, your bears are gorgeous!

  9. Recognition of your beautiful work is well-deserved, Patrice. So excited for you! c:

  10. Aww, thank you for your sweet comment, Patrice! I am delighted and honored that you like my bears! :o)

  11. Many thanks, Cherie!

  12. Just saw this :) Belated congratulations!

  13. Thanks so much, Elizabeth!! :)

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