Nancy Cote, a national award winning Children’s Book Author / Illustrator, has illustrated over thirty picture books and has written five of her own.
Her stories, illustrations, paintings and poems have been featured in many exhibits, collections and children’s magazines throughout the U.S. She is currently earning National recognition with her newest work with Ariella Books of Berlin, Germany.
She was recently represented at the University of Southern California Book Festival having illustrated the first three books of the ReadConmigo Award winning series of bi-lingual books.
Some of her awards include:
*Two Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Awards,
*Society of School Librarians International Honor book,
*American Booksellers Association “Pick of the List,”
*Smithsonian Notable Book for Children,
*Florida Reading Association Children’s Book Award,
*CBC-IRA Notable Children’s Trade Book,
*Sidney Taylor Notable Book Award,
*PJ Library books
*Parenting Magazine Best Book,
*Listed by Bank Street College of Education as one of the best Children’s Books 2009,
*She was featured in the Society of Illustrators “Original Art” Show in NYC
and has taught Children’s Book Illustration in the C.E. Program at Rhode Island School
Two Highlights for Children Pewter Plate Awards
Nancy lives in the historic village of Somerset, MA with her family.