Congratulations to Lantana Publishing, Nominated for Bologna Award

Lantana Books - Bologna Award nomination 2017

Many congratulations to UK publisher Lantana Publishing, who have been nominated for the Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publisher of the Year 2017, one of five in the European category, along with publishers from Poland, France, Switzerland and Italy.

The Award will be announced at the Bologna Book  Fair on the 3rd April – read a full list of nominees and further details on Lantana’s blog.

If you don’t know Lantana’s beautiful picture books, which offer a world of diversity, read reviews of two of them here on MWD – The Ammuchi Puchi
written by Sharanya Manivannan and illustrated by Nerina Canzi; and Phoenix Song written by Tutu Dutta and illustrated by Martina Peluso ( a huge favourite with my young children’s choir group).

The Ammuchi Puchi

Phoenix Song, written by Tutu Dutta, illustrated by Martina Peluso (Lantana Publishing, 2015)


  1. Many thanks for spreading the good news, Marjorie! We are so grateful for your kind words and your support.

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